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PremierLeague-News.Com - Two women and a man were arrested on suspicion of modern slavery human trafficking offences
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Two women and a man have been arrested on suspicion of modern slavery offences after properties were searched in Birmingham and Nuneaton. Police executed warrants on a property in Birmingham and on properties in Coventry Street and Mill Walk, Nuneaton at around 9.30am today (May 13). Two women from Birmingham – aged 26 and 48 – were arrested on suspicion of modern slavery human trafficking offences and for fraud by abuse of position. A 31-year-old man from Nuneaton was also arrested on suspicion of modern slavery human trafficking. Officers were supported by organisations including UK Visas and Immigration, Nuneaton & Bedworth Borough Council, Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service, Refuge and West Midlands Anti-Slavery Network. Cash was also seized during the operation. Read More Related Articles Ruthless slavery gangmasters jailed for forcing victims to work 12-hour days for just £20-a-week Read More Related Articles Police uncover 600 modern slavery offences in Birmingham - with gangs making £2m Police say a number of possible victims of suspected modern slavery have also been safeguarded and will receive support from specialist organisations. Detective Inspector Tony Hibbert, from Warwickshire Police, who led on the operation, said: “We’re committed to working with our partners to identify and support victims of modern day slavery, and to investigate any suspected associated offences.
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“We are committed to working with partner agencies to tackle human trafficking and modern slavery in Warwickshire. If anyone has any information, or suspects that someone is being treated in this way, please contact us.” Anyone with information can telephone Warwickshire Police on 101 or contact us via www.warwickshire.police.uk. Information can also be reported and advice can be found through the Modern Slavery Helpline confidentially on 08000 121 700.
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