Massage parlour closed over human trafficking raids in Sheffield

Three men and two women have appeared in court charged with human trafficking following raids in Sheffield.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 5th December 2017, 9:07 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 12:11 pm
Pandora's massage parlour
Pandora's massage parlour

Nicolae Ionita, aged 24; Razvan Tanasa, 30 and Claudia Ionita, 29, all of Leppings Lane, Hillsborough, Sheffield; Sorina Cretu, 22, of Attercliffe Road, Attercliffe, Sheffield and Shane Booth, 27, of Henderson Place, Canklow, Rotherham, appeared before Sheffield magistrates yesterday.

They have been bailed to appear at Sheffield Crown Court on Wednesday, December 20.

They were arrested following a series of raids at properties, including Pandora’s Massage Parlour on Attercliffe Road, Attercliffe, on Thursday, November 30.

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A closure notice has been served the massage parlour under the Sexual Offences Act.

It has to remain closed until a court hearing on Friday, December 8, when police officers will apply for the property to be closed for three months.