The Nigerian police has arrested a Chinese couple who allegedly locked up Eight of their employees for four months in Abuja.
The personnel of the Utako Divisional Police Station took to action after an individual in the neighborhood reported the case to Human right on radio station.
The apartment of the Chinese couple was raided and they and the domestic staff were taken to the station. on Tuesday.
Narrating their ordeal in the hands of the Chinese couple, one of the victims said:
“When I was seriously sick, I asked these people (Chinese employers) to open the gate for me, but they refused until I became very angry before they opened the door. I know my life may be at risk but I don’t mind, let the world know what is happening.
“They told us that if someone was going out, he could help buy something for us, but when this man (referring to a colleague) went out to buy sachet water, they deducted his salary. What do they want us to do?
“We had to stay in the room and talk to people through the windows. They didn’t give us food; apart from the salary, they didn’t give us anything; they even cut our salaries.”
However the police is currently investing on the incident while the couple has been released on bail.