Why you can trust BBC News. Detectives executed a search warrant and arrested the three men earlier this month. Police in Lancashire investigating reports of sexual abuse at an Islamic girls' school say the three men arrested are linked to the school.
Elsewhere on the BBC. The school, Jamea Al Kauthar, has released a statement: According to its website, Jamea al Kauthar started with 60 girls in September 1996 and presently caters for 440 residential girls between the ages of 11 and 20 from all over the world.
Related Internet links. He added that detectives were trying to identify the alleged victims and that it is not known whether they are current or former pupils at the school. They have been bailed. Police investigating sexual abuse claims at an Islamic girls' school in Lancaster have set up dedicated phone lines for concerned families, both in the UK and abroad. All three are currently in custody. Celebrity Apprentice Meet the stars being put through their paces...
Police were called to the Jamea Al Kauthar school to investigate claims of sexual assault and false imprisonment. These are external links and will open in a new window.
Police said a "significant number" of pupils at the independent boarding school are international students. Men arrested 11 March 2013. The number for parents in the UK is 0800 092 0410 and for those calling from outside the UK call 0207 158 0124.
Daily news briefing direct to your inbox Sign up for our newsletter. We are still at the very early stages of the investigation and our aim at the moment is to respond to the concerns raised proportionately, in a measured way and with sensitivity. Three men were arrested at the Jamea al Kauthar school after an incident was reported to police on Saturday. Two men were bailed and one released without charge after allegations of sexual abuse and false imprisonment were reported at an Islamic school.
Police have said no further action will be taken as "none of the conduct disclosed...
Lancashire Constabulary. Police will not confirm the details of the men's connections with the establishment, but said they were arrested at the school. Three men have been arrested in connection with the investigation.
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