Men charged over trafficking

Two men arrested in connection with a UK Border Agency trafficking investigation have now been charged.

Istvan Toth, 34 and his brother Peter, 27, both Hungarian nationals, living in Eastbourne, were charged with conspiracy of human trafficking for sexual exploitation into and within the UK.

They were also charged with controlling prostitution for gain.

The pair were arrested by officers from the UKBA's South East Criminal and Financial Investigation team at an address in Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne, in October. They are due to appear before magistrates on 22nd December 2012.

The pair are the fourth and fifth individuals charged in connection with Operation Amber, a UK Border Agency investigation into the trafficking of women into and around the UK. Three people have previously been charged with trafficking offences and remanded in custody.