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    Three 'deeply traumatised' women rescued from London house
    had been held as slaves for THIRTY YEARS:
    One victim, 30, may have been born in captivity


    Malaysian woman, 69, Irish woman, 57, and British woman, 30, were found
    The youngest victim had been held in the Lambeth property from childhood
    Two suspects, a man and woman, both 67, have been arrested
    Discovery sparked after Irish victim called charity and said she was a slave
    Charity Freedom Charity then told police who organised the October rescue
    Founder Aneeta Prem says the women suffered physical and mental abuse
    'I don't believe the neighbours knew anything about it at all.
    It was just an ordinary house in an ordinary street,' she said
    The women are 'highly traumatised' and have been taken to a place of safety

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2511221/Women-kept-slaves-30-years-rescued-South-London-house.html?ico=news^headlines

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    They were probably just house maids or something , considering that they were allowed to use phones and just walk out the house , they probably could have just wallked out the house 30 years ago, but choose to stay .
    I really dont think that they were slaves at all , just housemaids who didnt go out much

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    Quote Originally Posted by wasabi
    not uncomen in Muslin circles.
    There is no suggestion that they are muslim or not.

    Twit.

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    looks like the police have just bailed 2 people,
    they didnt even get locked up for 30 hours .
    Bloody immigrants and PC police what a society ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by kingwilly View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by wasabi
    not uncomen in Muslin circles.
    There is no suggestion that they are muslim or not.

    Twit.
    Yes, definitely no suggestion that they are Muslim, but they might be 'Asian'.

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    Sucks if they are no Muslims, that would be the icing on the cake.

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    Yes, the captors could well be a White Caucasian British couple called Bill and Doris.
    Its possible.........

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    I'm not yet convinced there was a crime, and not a case of three women not quite right in the head used by attention whores of that charity. For 30 years, there hasn't been a chance to run off? Maybe to open a window and climb out? Hell, smash the window if it didn't have a handle to open it, and cry for help.

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    Yes, they were probably maids who agreed to stay there for little or no pay in return for board and lodgings .

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    Try not to be so judgemental chaps.



    They are doing "as well as we can expect them to," according to Anita Prem, founder of the charity that helped facilitate their release. "Thirty years of your life to be taken away is completely horrendous."

    She would not disclose how the women ended up in captivity or if any were related, saying only they were held in a "very difficult" situation.

    "They were subjected to mental and physical cruelty and slavery," Prem said, but declined to elaborate so as not to jeopardize any potential prosecution
    What followed the first call was a series of secret and sensitive conversations with the women in order to gain their trust and facilitate a rescue. Prem said it does not appear that they previously had tried to escape.

    "If you've got women who've been held for over 30 years in slavery, it's very difficult for them to just physically walk out the door," Prem told the AP. "They were absolutely terrified and very traumatized about what had happened to them and what would happen to them if they were caught leaving."
    However....

    Hyland said there was a delay in arresting the two suspects — neither of whom are British — as police worked to establish the facts of the case and to ensure that the women were not further traumatized.
    So if anyone's opening a book, I'd go

    7/4 Indian
    9/4 Singaporean
    5/2 Gulf Arab
    3/1 Bar

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    7/4 Indian, so it should be a far better price for Indian Muslim. And what price Paki Muslim?

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    Quote Originally Posted by harrybarracuda View Post
    Try not to be so judgemental chaps.



    They are doing "as well as we can expect them to," according to Anita Prem, founder of the charity that helped facilitate their release. "Thirty years of your life to be taken away is completely horrendous."

    She would not disclose how the women ended up in captivity or if any were related, saying only they were held in a "very difficult" situation.

    "They were subjected to mental and physical cruelty and slavery," Prem said, but declined to elaborate so as not to jeopardize any potential prosecution
    What followed the first call was a series of secret and sensitive conversations with the women in order to gain their trust and facilitate a rescue. Prem said it does not appear that they previously had tried to escape.

    "If you've got women who've been held for over 30 years in slavery, it's very difficult for them to just physically walk out the door," Prem told the AP. "They were absolutely terrified and very traumatized about what had happened to them and what would happen to them if they were caught leaving."
    However....
    That is rather dramatic , the heroic slave rescuers are hardly going to say *We contacted the maids who had worked at the house long term and asked them whether they wanted to quit their jobs, they did, so we told them to quit next week, after handing in their notice*
    They watched TV freely, they had use of telephones freely and they were able to walk out freely , that isnt the image that the word slavery gives .
    I suspect that they were just maids on a low income , although if the house owners turn out to be Muslims , then those people were indeed slaves and all Muslims need to be deported en masse from the UK because of the detrimental effect they are having on British culture

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    Quote Originally Posted by leemo View Post
    7/4 Indian, so it should be a far better price for Indian Muslim. And what price Paki Muslim?
    I said 3/1 bar can't you read.

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    Bar accounts for Dominican Priests and Martians, so I don't want that if I can narrow it down for better odds.

    As your book is geographical it may be you have dismissed religion as irrelevant, in which case you should be prepared to offer real attractive odds on such an unlikely event. So let's try again, if you're laying 7/4 Indian and 3/1 bar, what prices specifically Indian Muslim, and Paki Muslim?

    Now that we have excellent odds for geography and religion, how much more generous are you prepared to be if I bet on a specific name?








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    Quote Originally Posted by Fluke View Post
    Yes, they were probably maids who agreed to stay there for little or no pay in return for board and lodgings .
    Yup that I read it except one is only 30 years old, so is she the daughter of the oldest one?

    The entire story doesn't add up and smacks of exaggeration.


    BTW You should start posting fish pictures; haven't seen you on my thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thormaturge View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Fluke View Post
    Yes, they were probably maids who agreed to stay there for little or no pay in return for board and lodgings .
    Yup that I read it except one is only 30 years old, so is she the daughter of the oldest one?

    The entire story doesn't add up and smacks of exaggeration.


    BTW You should start posting fish pictures; haven't seen you on my thread.
    Yes, one of the "slaves" may have became pregnant 30 years ago and needed someone to live . Did the Malaysian Woman have a valid Visa ?
    Maybe the Malaysian Woman had a long overstay , she was worried about getting in trouble......and so claimed that She was held captive and couldnt escape.
    I kid you not, Police are now looking for the "invisible handcuffs" that stopped the Woman from escaping

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fluke
    "invisible handcuffs"
    leg irons. sticky tape. brown sugar.

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    Two of the three women found last month in an alleged slavery case in London met the man who has been arrested via a "collective", police say.
    They met in the city "through a shared political ideology", police said, and went on to live together.
    Officers said a couple arrested in the case came to the UK from India and Tanzania in the 1960s.
    Police are making house-to-house inquiries in the Brixton area of south London as part of the investigation.
    Inquiries are thought to be being carried out in Peckford Place.
    The alleged victims - a 30-year-old British woman, a 57-year-old Irish woman and a 69-year-old Malaysian woman - are now in the care of a specialist non-governmental organisation after they were rescued from what police said was a "residential address" last month.
    Police said the 30-year-old woman had a birth certificate but no other official papers.
    'Shared political ideology' The case came to light after the Irish woman rang Freedom Charity to say she had been held against her will.


    A couple, both aged 67 and thought to be married, were arrested on Thursday on suspicion of immigration offences and they have been released on police bail until January.
    Police had previously said they had also been arrested in the 1970s but have not revealed what it was in connection with.
    In a statement, Cdr Steve Rodhouse of the Metropolitan Police, said: "We believe that two of the victims met the male suspect in London through a shared political ideology, and that they lived together at an address that you could effectively call a 'collective'.
    "Somehow that collective came to an end and the women ended up continuing to live with the suspects.
    "How this resulted in the women living in this way for over 30 years is what are seeking to establish, but we believe emotional and physical abuse has been a feature of all the victims' lives."
    He said when the women were removed from the house on 25 October it was agreed "that police would not at that stage take any action".
    'Emotionally fragile' "Since that date we have been working to gain their trust and evidence, that came to fruition on 21 November when we were in a position to make arrests," he said.
    "Between the 25 October and 21 November none of the three victims were reported missing to the police."
    Cdr Rodhouse said the women were "emotionally fragile and highly vulnerable".
    Aneeta Prem, founder of Freedom Charity, which has been working with the women, said: "We have seen an extraordinary rise in calls to our helpline since the rescue of the three women came into the public domain.
    "These women have had traumatic and distributing experiences, which they have revealed to us.
    "What needs to happen now is that the three victims, who have begun a long process of recovery, are able to go through their rehabilitation undisturbed, without being identified."



    BBC News - London 'slavery' case women met 'in collective'

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    Mmmmmm.......yup!

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    Something definitely very fishy here.

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    There was a Anarchist movement around that time in the U.K , whose ideology included communal living

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    After reading Sundays papers today, I would say they where mentally retarded these women,they chatted to the neighbours,one wrote poetry to a male neighbour,wanting him. Nice little earner for the rescue Charity,please donate and save other victims brainwashed into a political belief system that 30 years later,was wrong.

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    Quite why the mods decided to delete my thread I don't know, anyway, whoever had the book, the favourites won.

    The couple suspected of holding three women in London for more than 30 years have been named as Aravindan and Chanda Balakrishnan.

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