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Man (57) to appear in Craigavon court on human trafficking charges

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A man is due to appear in Craigavon Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday morning charged with three counts of human trafficking.

Detectives from PSNI’s Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Unit have charged a 57-year-old man with three counts of human trafficking for the purposes of sexual exploitation.

He is also charged with three counts of controlling prostitution for gain, one count of acquiring criminal property, one count of paying for sexual services and one count of brothel keeping.

He is due to appear at Craigavon Magistrates Court tomorrow, Tuesday, October 1.

As is normal procedure all charges will be reviewed by the PPS.

These charges relate to a man who was arrested in the Belfast area yesterday, Sunday, September 29, as part of a proactive investigation into human trafficking for sexual exploitation in Northern Ireland.

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