Pair face court over slavery charges

August 8, 2023 8:16 am in by

melb magis google mapsA Wyndham couple has been ordered to stand trial, accused of keeping a woman as a slave.

They are alleged to have kept the woman at their Point Cook home between January and October, 2022.

The pair pleaded not guilty to three slavery offences when facing the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

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The case is being fast-tracked, with the court hearing the victim has a terminal illness.

The married couple have been bailed to face a directions hearing on August 14.

Picture: Melbourne Magistrates’ Court [Google Maps]