Northern Ireland

Two charged in Dungannon human trafficking inquiry

Police officer
Image caption Two suspects are being questioned on suspicion of human trafficking for sexual exploitation

Two people have been charged after a 29-year-old woman was rescued during an investigation into human trafficking.

Police searches were carried out after concerns were raised about a woman's safety in the Dungannon area earlier this week.

A 32-year-old man has been charged with rape, human trafficking, controlling prostitution, and kidnapping.

A 20-year-old woman has been charged with human trafficking, controlling prostitution and kidnapping.

Both are to appear at Strabane Magistrates' Court later on Thursday.