Slave Ring Factory Raided, 3 Arrested For Exploiting Migrants – 16 December 2014

RT logoThree suspected slave-ring owners have been arrested following a raid on a factory where 20 Eastern European migrants were found to be working over 80 hour weeks for less than £2 per hour.

The men, aged between 40 and 51, were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit trafficking offences and conspiracy to require another person to perform forced or compulsory labor. Another 24-year-old man was arrested for unspecified immigration offenses.

The police raid on a factory in Rochdale, near Manchester, uncovered 20 immigrant workers who were forced to live in cramped conditions and transported to the factory where they worked extremely long hours, paid only £25 per week after deductions for food and accommodation.

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