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Police to Investigate Revelation Mo Farah Was Trafficked to UK

Great Britain's Mo Farah celebrates winning the Men's 10,000m final at the Olympic Stadium, London, on Aug. 4, 2012.

Great Britain's Mo Farah celebrates winning the Men's 10,000m final at the Olympic Stadium, London, on Aug. 4, 2012.

Photographer: John Giles/PA Wire

Police have opened an investigation into Sir Mo Farah's revelation that he was trafficked to the UK illegally under the name of another child, it has been reported.

The four-time Olympic champion, 39, revealed in the BBC documentary The Real Mo Farah how he was brought to Britain from Somalia illegally having assumed the name of another child, after his father was killed in the civil war.