Men in court accused of running brothels
Two men are due in court today accused of running brothels across the East Midlands, including Chesterfield.
Meyrick Bramhill-Purchase, aged 63, of Muntjac Way in Witham St Hughs, Lincolnshire, and Mo Quan Zhou, 44, of London Road in Derby, have been charged under the Modern Slavery Act 2015 over allegations they ran eight brothels in Chesterfield, Derby and Lincoln between May 2015 and May 2017.
They were arrested as part of an East Midlands Special Operations Unit inquiry.
The men have been charged with controlling prostitution for gain, causing/ inciting prostitution for gain and human trafficking.
They are due to appear before Derby magistrates today.