Essex

Man appears in court on Essex and Suffolk slavery charge

A man has appeared in a court charged with holding another man as a slave.

Hadley Doran, 22, is accused of holding a man in slavery or servitude in Essex and Suffolk between 1 July 2012 and 23 March 2013.

Mr Doran, of Gosport, Hampshire, allegedly forced the man to "work for little or no payment, little food and inadequate accommodation".

At Colchester Magistrates' Court he was committed to appear at Chelmsford Crown Court on 24 June.

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