Melbourne couple jailed for keeping Indian woman as a slave for eight years : worldnews

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A woman who has shown no remorse, regret or sorrow for holding another woman captive as a slave for eight years in Melbourne has been sentenced to a jail term of the same length.

The pair was convicted of enslaving a vulnerable Tamil woman from India in their Mount Waverley home between 2007 and 2015.Kumuthini Kannan must serve at least four years of her eight-year maximum sentence while Kandasamy Kannan must serve at least three years of his six-year term.

The victim came to Australia twice to live with the Kannans in 2002 and 2004 before returning again on a one-month tourist visa in 2007.The woman left school before the end of her first year of formal education at age six.

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