Belfast Telegraph

Woman bailed after arrest in connection with running Belfast brothel

The woman has been released on bail.
The woman has been released on bail.

A 35-year-old woman arrested in Belfast on Friday night on suspicion of a number of offences related to running a brothel has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Officers from PSNI’s Serious Crime branch arrested the woman in south Belfast.

Detective Chief Inspector Mark  Bell, head of PSNI’s Modern Slavery Human Trafficking Unit, said: “A team of officers from the Modern Slavery Human Trafficking Unit made this arrest as part of a proactive investigation into human trafficking.

"The woman was arrested on suspicion of human trafficking, controlling prostitution for gain and brothel keeping."

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