John and Billy Connors jailed for exploiting workers

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Two travellers have been jailed for exploiting vulnerable men to work unpaid on their illegal camp in Hampshire.

Southampton Crown Court heard John Connors and his brother-in-law William "Billy" Connors forced men to live in tents and also beat them.

Hampshire Police discovered the victims when they raided a site in Hamble in June 2011.

The pair were jailed for 40 and 30 months respectively.

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