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Bedlington man who enslaved homeless men must pay £275k

Jun 01, 2020 - BBC

Hargit Bariana was jailed for eight-and-a-half years in 2018 for modern slavery offences A man who plied homeless men with drugs and alcohol to make them do gruelling work has been ordered to pay back the £275,000 he made through his crimes.

Hargit Singh Bariana, 46, who operated in Blyth and Sunderland, was jailed for eight-and-a-half years in June 2018 .

His victims were made to work 90-hour weeks in squalid conditions in exchange for accommodation, leftover takeaway food and ...