United Kingdom: Arrests made following investigation into modern slavery and human trafficking

Two people have been arrested by police in connection with a number of modern slavery and human trafficking offences.

It follows a joint operation between Nottinghamshire Police and the organisation Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority.

GLAA investigators arrested a 25-year-old man and the 22-year-old woman at a home in Mansfield on Monday (December 14) after allegations were made about people being trafficked into the town.

It is understood the pair were arrested on suspicion of financially exploiting the trafficked people, who had been brought in from across the UK.

They were detained on suspicion of human trafficking and labour exploitation offences and released under investigation following questioning.

The original full article can be found at nottinghampost.com


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