Taken Down

April 2020
53:09

Season 1 Episode 1

3.0 13 x
Esme Lukasa, a Nigerian girl is found dead at a bus stop outside a Direct Provision Centre for asylum seekers. A team of detectives, led by Inspector Jen Rooney, begin an investigation into the refugee centre where the victim lived, Tension and mistreatment arise between the police and the refugees. Caught up in the invest...
51:00

Season 1 Episode 2

3.0 18 x
The investigation continues. Isaiah is cleared of involvement in Esme’s death and suspicion falls on Wayne and the contradictory evidence he is providing. When Wayne meets Gar we discover that Wayne may be more involved with something illicit. We discover that Esme has been working as a prostitute for a gang of human traff...
50:41

Season 1 Episode 3

3.0 9 x
We meet those running the brothel: Gar, an Irish slumlord; Benjamin, a Nigerian trafficker; his mistress Marvellous; and his enforcer Toby. Abeni is too scared of them to report her suspicions to the police. Matt, a detective from another unit and Jen’s sometimes lover, gives them advice in the case: put surveillance on Ab...
50:54

Season 1 Episode 4

4.0 8 x
The police track Abeni’s commute and locate the brothel, but they are spotted by Benjamin and Toby. The police raid, but all they find is an empty building — the trafficking gang were a step ahead, leaving only a distraught and suicidal Marvellous, who is arrested. Abeni is summoned to an uncertain fate by Benjamin as he s...
50:19

Season 1 Episode 5

3.0 9 x
Forensics find the spot in the brothel where Esme was attacked. A left-handed attacker struck her in the brothel’s parlour. The police also find a paper mask there with Wayne’s face. The detectives question Marvellous but get nowhere, Gar’s lawyer comes and secures her release. The gang reopen a brothel in a new location a...
51:49

Season 1 Episode 6

3.0 7 x
We flashback to Esme on the day she was killed, forced to have sex with Wayne at his bachelor party. In the present, the police interrogate Wayne. He can prove he had no hand in her death. An unstable Toby assaults Abeni when she questions him about the sold prostitutes. The team raid the second brothel arresting Benjamin ...
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