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Man charged for entering into arrangement with a gangmaster

Detectives from Serious Crime Branch investigating the illegal trafficking of people in the south Armagh area have tonight charged a 33-year-old man for entering into an arrangement with a gangmaster.

He is due to appear at Banbridge Magistrates’ Court, sitting in Newry, tomorrow (Thursday) morning.

The arrest had followed a multi-agency, PSNI-led proactive operation against human trafficking for labour exploitation in the agricultural sector, during which 16 people were rescued on Friday.

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