Trial Begins of Perivale Couple Charged With Slavery

Man and woman accused of holding a person 'in servitude'


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A couple from Perivale will appear in court today accused of slavery.

Emmanuel Edet, 60 and Antan Edet , 58 of Haymill Close, Perivale appear at the court on bail charged with:

- holding a person in slavery or servitude (cont. Section 71 Coroners and Justice Act 2009) and;
- assisting unlawful immigration (cont. Section 25 Immigration Act 1971)

They were charged by officers from the Metropolitan Police’s Human Trafficking Unit on 6 March 2014.

The trial is scheduled to start at Harrow Crown Court today, Tuesday 5 May


5th May 2015

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