The man enslaves the worker and allows him to live in a garden hut for 40 years without light or heating.

A snapshot of the situation inside a small room where workers have been stored for 40 years.

This is a hut where 56-year-old Peter Swiles has hired workers for about 40 years. Investigators from British authorities pointed out that the family’s dog quarters were much better, and found that they had dirty duvets and no light sources or heating in the shed.GLAA / Vimeo

  • A British man has pleaded guilty to enslaving workers for 40 years.

  • Peter Sweils, 56, admitted to leaving a man in an unlit garden hut without heating for decades.

  • The man was forced to work for Sweils and was paid about $ 13.70 a day for his work.

A British man admitted that he had enslaved workers in a small hut without light or heating for 40 years.

Peter Sweils, 56, pleaded guilty to leaving the man in a wooden hut in the yard for 40 years on Tuesday. Press release from Gangmasters and Labor Abuse Authority in the UK..

According to a press release, Sweils was arrested in October 2018 after police searched a trailer park in Carlisle, northwest England. Swailes and his 81-year-old father (also known as Peter Swailes) were accused of crimes under the British Modern Slavery Act. However, the old Sweils died in September 2021 before the trial began. BBC..

The Evening standard Authorities reported rescuing the enslaved man from the hut after an anonymous tip-off.

Authorities found a man, then 58, in a dark hut with no lighting or heat sources. GLAA officials said the hut was “in total darkness” when they went to rescue the man.

A slave worker in his 60s has told law enforcement agencies in the UK that he spent about $ 13.60 a day painting and slate work on the farm for two Sweils men.

GLAA officials also noted that another hut, where the Sweils dog was sleeping, was “much better” than the dormitory provided to the workers.

Inside the hut from Vimeo..

According to the GLAA, rescued workers now live in government-sponsored accommodation.

“This was a really disastrous investigation. During my many years at law enforcement, I was unaware of the modern-day slavery cases of exploitation for such a long period of time,” said research firm Martin.・ Primer said.

“But the first thing that comes to mind at this point is the victim. Recall that he was exploited in adulthood just a few years ago. He is now in his early 60s. This is still the case. , I’m having a hard time understanding. For 40 years he was effectively kept as a slave, “Primer added.

“We are sadly too aware of the fact that he is traumatized by his experience for the rest of his life. I allow him to lead a normal life. I promise to continue the regular and consistent support he needs, so that he can do it on a case-by-case basis. “

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