Indian-American woman jailed for 15 yrs for forced labour violations.
6 oct 2020
Sharmistha Barai and her husband Satish Kartan had been sentenced for 15 years in prison for forced labour violations. On Oct 22kartan will declare the punishment.
The United States abolished slavery and knee-jerk from United States for more than 150 years ago. Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband said inhuman forced labour,human traffickering are moderday slave masters who endeavour to exploit their fellow member for their profit and other gruesome purposes.
The couple have compelled and forced the victims to work for 18 hours and ahve also payed them low .
Between 2014 Feb to 2016 Oct Karatan and barai hired domestic labour in their home in Stockton, Califorina . They have also advertised seeking workers in need in the news papers with false wages and conditions of employment.
One the workers reached the residence seeking for work they where accepted and where compelled to work for 18 hours and also was not given wages .
The couple kept the domestic workers from leaving and threatening them to work by creating an fear atmosphere and physically hitting or burning them .when the workers resisted or expressed to leave the level of abuse had become worse said “The Department of justice added.”