Family of five held as bonded slaves after failure to repay loan


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  • Tuesday, 28 Dec 2010

A FAMILY of five, including three young children, were forced to work as bonded slaves for four years after the father failed to settle a loan taken from their employer in Bahau, Negri Sembilan, Tamil Nesan reported.

Their plight came to light only after the 31-year-old man and his family fled from the estate on Dec 19 with the help of a taxi driver and approached the Astivaram Foundation for help.

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