74-Year-Old Man Charged In London Slavery Case

A 74-year-old man has been charged with false imprisonment, rape and child cruelty in London.

Police said that Aravindan Balakrishnan, who was arrested in November 2013, has now been charged with four counts of rape, 19 counts of indecent assault and one of cruelty to a person under 16. It is understood that the offences relate to three women.

In October 2013, three women were rescued from an address in Brixton, in a suspected slavery case.

Mr Balakrishnan is due to appear in court on 17 December.


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