Investigation launched into suspected human trafficking 

Gardaí carry out searches in Cork as part of human trafficking probe
Investigation launched into suspected human trafficking 

On Sunday, two searches took place in the Charleville and Mallow areas, with 24 people interviewed. Picture Dan Linehan

Gardaí in North Cork have carried out searches as part of an investigation into suspected human trafficking.

On Sunday, two searches took place in the Charleville and Mallow areas, with 24 people interviewed.

Three men, who gardaí say were recently trafficked into Ireland, were taken from the properties. The men have since been given assistance and are not under arrest. No arrests have been made, and investigations are ongoing.

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