Toba community members were subjected to slave labor
September 15, 2011
There were bound by a Bolivian marriage work about 18 hours a day.
Division Staff people writers, raided the house on Calle Florencio Varela 1367 thanked to a federal judge’s order LuisArmella. In the house were crammed 16 major and 4children, two of them undocumented.
According to what police spokesmen said, people had been brought from the province of Formosa to perform tasks in Bolivia’s fifthmarriage, located in the area.
Naomi Commissioner of Flores, a member of Traffic in Persons and in charge of the investigation, said that ”people who lived in thehouse were forced to work 18 hours a day, poorly fed and in complete overcrowding”.
“The investigation began 20 days ago following a complaint before the federal court of Quilmes, by two people who had escaped from the place,” said the commissioner.
“Reduced to servitude and trafficking in persons”, so the casewas classified.