Farmer gets jail for keeping slave

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A provincial High Court has increased a farmer¬ís sentence for keeping a worker under inhumane conditions for 30 years.The Styrian High Court in Graz ruled yesterday (Thurs) that Peter P., 63, must serve six months behind bars. The elderly farmer was given a suspended 18-month prison term by judges in Leoben last year. The new […]

Farmers in court for keeping slave

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A Styrian farmer and his son accused of keeping a man as his work slave for years were in court in Leoben yesterday (Mon).Prosecutors charged Peter P., 63, and his 29-year-old son Christian P. with neglect, fraud and forging of documents after officials found that Max L., 56, had to work under gruesome conditions at […]