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Suspects detained in sex-slavery cult

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(CNN) — A cult operating in Mexico, along the U.S. border, is accused of kidnapping and forcing victims to work and have sex, the country’s National Migration Institute said Wednesday.

Fourteen foreigners, accused by victims’ relatives of demanding “tithes” from local follower, were detained and at least some are in the process of being deported, according to the federal attorney general’s office, or PGR.

Three Mexican citizens are being held on suspicion of human trafficking, the PGR said.