Glasgow & West Scotland

Glasgow police raids in human trafficking inquiry

Police in the Glasgow area have raided four properties as part of an investigation into human trafficking.

Officers were acting in cooperation with the Romanian police and Europol. The raids took place on Friday.

One man has been arrested in connection with brothel keeping and serious and organised crime. He is expected to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Monday.

Another man is the subject of a report to the procurator fiscal.

A police spokesman said: "As part of an ongoing investigation into Human Trafficking and Serious and Organised Crime, Police Scotland, supported by a number of partner organisations, as well as Romanian police and Europol, visited four properties in the Glasgow area on Friday 8 April 2016.

"A 29 year old male has been arrested and detained in custody in connection with Brothel Keeping and Serious and Organised Crime.

"A 35 year old male will be the subject of a report to the Procurator Fiscal."