GLAA arrest man in Gloucestershire for slavery and forced labour offences

A Romanian man has been arrested on suspicion of conspiring to commit slavery, servitude and forced labour.

A statement from the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) reveals the man was arrested by their officers at an address in Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, this morning [Thursday 3 October].

GLAA officers acted in response to concerns that a number of Romanian workers in the agricultural sector were being exploited.

The suspect, who was also detained on suspicion of entering into arrangements with an unlicensed gangmaster, is currently in custody being questioned.

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