England

Six men arrested by Kent Police over human trafficking

Police investigating human trafficking operations have arrested six men in a series of raids across Britain.

The men, from Albania, were held at about 0700 BST by officers at addresses in Walsall, West Midlands; St Albans, Hertfordshire; and London.

French police have also arrested a number of people linked to the investigation, Kent Police said.

Those arrested in the UK will be taken to a north Kent police station for questioning.

Det Insp Eddie Fox said: "The joint collaboration teams here in Kent and in France are achieving major success in the fight against organised crime."

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites