Police frees a slave, after 40 years out of place

London – The British police have a neglected man who was probably forty years as a slave is used from a wooden hut that delivered. That have various British media published.

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It is a 58-year-old Briton who has been trapped in a small cubicle with a chair and a simple bed on the floor. In the shed, somewhere in the county of Cumbria in the northwest of England, it was cold.

“These were not situations where a man ought to live,” said inspector Martin Plimmer across the BBC. According to Plimmer, connected to the politiedivisie against arbeidsmisbruik GLAA, the victim was highly surprised when he on Wednesday was liberated.


“When we found him he looked like a rabbit in the headlights so surprised,” says Plimmer. From statements, it seems that the person since his sixteenth or seventeenth is used as a slave. He is taken for medical and psychological research.

The police has a 79-year-old man arrested on suspicion of slavery. For any work or odd jobs he the victim since the eighties, it is still not clear. That is by the GLAA examined.

Inspector Plimmer says in his long career has never been a case of long-term slavery in England has experienced. Or the victim ever the old is, and whether it is the psychological damage to comes up, is the question.

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