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The Adewakuns: to be sentenced on 16 June for enslaving Nigerian nanny

Dr. Ayodeji Adewakun and her nurse husband, Abimbola Adewakun  who trafficked a ‘slave nanny’ into the UK from Nigeria and threatened to beat her when she asked to be paid  faced prospect of being jailed on 16 June.

The docor,  44, and her nurse husband, aged 48, lured the woman to the UK from Nigeria with promises of a salary of £500 per month.

The couple confiscated her passport as soon as she arrived in February 2007 and subjected her to ‘constant demands and verbal abuse’.

She managed to escape two years later after finally receiving just £350 – the equivalent of a wage of £15 a month.

The couple were convicted of trafficking by a jury at Southwark Crown Court today following an investigation my Scotland Yard’s Modern Slavery and Kidnap Unit.

Jurors were unable to reach a verdict in relation to Dr Adewakun on a charge of trafficking a second alleged victim. Her husband was cleared…

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