Humans Caged at Langkat Regent's House
jpnn.com, LANGKAT - Several people were found caged in the backyard of the house of Langkat Regent Terbit Rencana Perangin Angin.
Rights group Migrant Care alleged that it was a form of modern slavery.
"Based on the report received by Migrant Care, in the backyard of the regent's house, there are caged humans, who work in his palm oil plantation and are exploited. It is strongly suspected that this is a practice of modern slavery," said the group's migrant care study center head, Anis Hidayah, in a statement on Monday ( 24/1).
Anis said the group would report the findings to the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) immediately.
Terbit has been named a suspect by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) over an alleged bribery case. (tan/mcr20/jpnn)
This news has been broadcast on JPNN.com with the title: Ada Kerangkeng Manusia di Belakang Rumah Bupati Langkat, Komnas HAM Diminta Bertindak
Humans were caged in the backyard of the house of Langkat Regent Terbit Rencana Perangin Angin.
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