UPDATE! UK Civil Servant Kept Nigerian Woman As Domestic Slave For Ten Years -Details

at 03:19 PM, 22 Aug 17 (4 months ago)
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A Civil servant Teresa Abu and her husband Joel kept a Nigerian woman in “domestic servitude” for a decade, a judge has determined.

Rashida Ajayi told a High Court judge she was brought by the Abus from Nigeria in 2005 and was subjected to “minimally paid domestic servitude” with “little or no personal freedom” and was paid just £300 a year.

Mrs. Abu, who was involved in policy support at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, and her husband denied the claim.

However, Victoria McCloud, a master of the Queen’s Bench Division, ruled in Ms. Ajayi’s favour following a High Court hearing in July.

Judge McCloud determined that the woman had been prevented from having a wage “sufficient to give her basic freedoms”.
“The overall picture I have from the evidence is that Ms Ajayi was kept in economic servitude… Her circumstances in the Abu household were oppressive servitude,” she said.

The judge added that Ms. Ajayi’s circumstances “fell short of the standards which the law of the land requires as a basic minimum for the dignity of the worker and their remuneration”.

Breitbart London reported this month that the National Crime Agency (NCA) said slavery in the UK is “far more prevalent than previously thought”, with the number of victims likely in the tens of thousands, affecting “every large town and city” in the country.  Victims are predominantly from Vietnam, Nigeria, and Eastern Europe.

The warning from the NCA comes as analysts found that the European Union (EU) recorded the largest increase in slavery of any world region in 2017, with NCA Director Will Kerr saying that the bloc’s Freedom of Movement was “definitely a factor” in the rise in the number of slavery gangs.

“Where you can move more freely . . . there will be gangs who will look to get involved in that process,” Mr. Kerr said.

In July, Scotland Yard’s anti-slavery police unit warned that London is now a global hotspot for modern-day slavery with victims forced to work in the construction and hospitality industries.
Starnixx at 03:22 PM, 22 Aug 17 (4 months ago)
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oboy speechless
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Starnixx at 03:26 PM, 22 Aug 17 (4 months ago)
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make them bring that man make I rap pam for 50yrs den pass Sam to my dogs for another 10yrs
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pricklong at 03:30 PM, 22 Aug 17 (4 months ago)
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MAKE I WAKA PASS
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ruthie at 03:39 PM, 22 Aug 17 (4 months ago)
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TOO BAD
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benosky4 at 04:18 PM, 22 Aug 17 (4 months ago)
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£300 for a year.
Not Kool at all.

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Patrioti at 06:14 PM, 22 Aug 17 (4 months ago)
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Too bad
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tegonwa at 06:50 PM, 22 Aug 17 (4 months ago)
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The Woman Should Face The Gallows!Too Hopeless!Nawaa O!
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gogoman at 12:46 AM, 23 Aug 17 (4 months ago)
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NA WA OOO FOR THIS UK
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