Listed in the article are signs that people are subject to modern slavery
several unrelated adults living at a single address:
people being regularly collected very early in the morning and/or returned late at night
signs of injury, malnourishment and a general untidy appearance
people being isolated from the rest of the community
people who live and work at the same address in poor conditions
women being kept in houses where there are large numbers of male visitors
people who don’t know their address
people who cannot produce their documents
people who often seem anxious and fearful, especially in the presence of a ‘friend’ or interpreter who appears to be controlling them and their answers
Thirteen people have been arrested on suspicion of modern slavery following a series of early morning raids in Birmingham.
Nine men and four women – aged 18 to 60 and all Polish nationals – have been arrested on suspicion of slavery offences and taken into custody for questioning.
This followed simultaneous swoops on residential premises in Handsworth on Thursday morning as part of an investigation into the exploitation of Eastern European workers.
From CIW NEWS Contributor
United Kingdom crime
Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
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