Lev Tahor has always denied taking children away from their parents as punishment in spite of such allegations by those who left the cult which is led by Rabbi Shlomo Helbrans (aka Shlomo Elbarnes), a man convicted of kidnapping.
Yet in the attempt to keep children out of the court-ordered custody of Canadian protective services they did it again.
CBC reports that a group of Lev Tahor children and adults were detained at the airport in Trinidad and Tobago after authorities got suspicious about a group of children traveling with unrelated adults. CBC writes:
The group … aroused the suspicions of our immigration authorities when the young children in their care could not be accounted for properly, as they were not being accompanied by their parents or legal guardians,” Trinidad Attorney General Anand Ramlogan, told CBC News……
“The group was traveling to Guatemala, but did not speak Spanish and could not properly account for the reason and purpose for their visit to Guatemala, and far less, the duration of their stay.… In addition, they could not explain what was the purpose of their trip — either in transit to Trinidad or to Guatemala.”
Ramlogan said this caused officials to think the children’s safety was at risk.
“These are matters — given the international concerns about child labour, child prostitution, the harvesting of organs from little children and, of course, human trafficking on the whole — that would be of obvious concern to any serious immigration and border protection agency,” Ramlogan said.
Border agents prevented the group from continuing their travel to Central America and contacted Canada’s Justice Ministry.