Slavery ring crackdown rescues Latvian girl

  • 2014-02-25
  • From wire reports, RIGA
Police have rescued a 14-year-old Latvian girl trafficked to Scotland as they pursue an unprecedented international crackdown on modern-day slave traders, the Herald Scotland newspaper reports.Officers said the Latvian girl, who had been forced to deliver charity packages, was found in the course of 15 full-scale anti-slavery operations that are currently under way. It came after local people who had come in to contact with the teenager expressed concerns about her appearance.Details emerged as the new single force, working closely with Europol, doubled the number of crime repo...
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