Three ar­rested in slavery in­quiry

The Scotsman - - NEWS DIGEST -

Two men and a woman have been ar­rested on sus­pi­cion of mod­ern slavery of­fence sin South Wales.

A 37-year-old Lat­vian man, a 56-year-old Lithua­nian man and a 54-year-old Lithua­nian woman were ar­rested in Newport yes­ter­day.

In­ves­ti­gat­ing of­fi­cer Andy Davies said: “We started this in­ves­ti­ga­tion af­ter con­cerns were raised to us by a food pro­cess­ing and pack­ag­ing com­pany about a tem­po­rary worker who had been sup­plied to them. Tack­ling mod­ern slavery is a pri­or­ity for us.”

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