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Arrests over three London women 'held as slaves'

Three women have been "rescued" from a south London house as police investigate claims they were held as slaves for about 30 years.

Last month officers were contacted by Freedom Charity after it received a call from a woman saying she had been held against her will for decades.

A Malaysian woman, 69, an Irish woman, 57, and a British woman, 30, were rescued from the house on 25 October.

A 67-year-old man and woman were arrested by police and later bailed until January.

Mark Easton reports.

  • 22 Nov 2013
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