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Police interview 'slave' trio

Three women allegedly held as slaves will be formally interviewed by police for the first time today. Officers have had indirect contact with the trio but have had to wait until trauma experts gave them the go-ahead to take their accounts in person.

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Exclusive: First image of slavery suspects together

Chanda, now 67, pictured in a wheelchair in 1997. Credit: ITV News

Documentary footage obtained by ITV News also shows Comrade Chanda, the wife of Aravindan Balakrishnan, outside a 1997 inquest into the death of commune member Sian Davies.

Chanda, pictured in a wheelchair and to the left of the man known as Comrade Bala, was arrested with her husband last week as part of an investigation into slavery and domestic servitude.

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