Leicester

Three charged with kidnapping after Leicester raids

Three people have been charged with kidnapping following a series of raids by police in Leicester on Tuesday.

Two men aged 23 and 58 and a woman aged 24 were also charged with false imprisonment, control of prostitutes for gain and trafficking offences.

The three are due to appear at Leicester Magistrates' Court on Thursday.

Six other people have been released on police bail, pending further enquiries.

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