Couple accused of keeping man as a slave for 24 years
- 7 March 2014
- From the section London
A couple are to face court over accusations they kept a man as a slave for 24 years.
Emmanuel Edet, 59, and Antan Edet, 56, have been charged with holding a person in slavery or servitude and assisting unlawful immigration.
It is alleged the man was brought into the country in 1989 and was denied education or a passport.
The alleged victim, who was moved around addresses in England, approached police at the end of last year.