Child sex slaves from Africa are among victims being trafficked into Scotland by criminal gangs.

Kevin Hyland, the UK’s Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, said: “The number of victims entering the National Referral Mechanism has continued to increase year on year. This is true once again for those rescued from modern slavery in Scotland. Modern slavery is serious, organised crime. It demands our attention, awareness and assets. Thousands of people in the UK are brutally abused in our cities and on our streets – something we cannot allow to continue.”

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