30/06/2014

Four Arrests In Cardiff Over Slavery And Kidnap

Four men have been arrested on slavery and kidnap charges in Cardiff.

Officers from the Gwent Police Operation Imperial team, working with colleagues from South Wales Police and Avon and Somerset Police, have executed warrants at 5 addresses in the Cardiff and Bristol areas.

The Operation Imperial Team is investigating alleged offences of Slavery, Servitude, Forced Labour, False Imprisonment, Kidnap and Assaults.

Detective Superintendent Paul Griffiths who leads Operation Imperial commented: "The alleged offences we are investigating are extremely serious and we would urge anyone with any information which could assist to contact the Imperial team directly by dialling 01633 647174."

(CVS/CD)

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