Six men in protective custody as part of forced labour investigation

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It's reported this morning that six men have been taken into protective custody as part of an investigation into forced labour in Donegal.

The Donegal News reports that a number of commercial premises were raided in Letterkenny as part of what's been termed one of the most intensive investigations of its kind in the county.

The investigation involves Gardai, the HSE and a number of other state agencies.

It's understood the men are in what's been described as a safe house outside the county.

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