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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.

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