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Indian woman treated as a domestic slave in Britain

Permila Tirkey Photo: ITV News

An Indian woman who was treated as a domestic slave in Britain has spoken to ITV News about the horrific conditions she had to endure.

Permila Tirkey was forced to work 18 hour days, seven days a week, for 11p an hour.

A British family searched the poorest regions of India to find a woman of a low caste they could bring back to their home in Milton Keynes.

After nearly five years she managed to escape and won a landmark ruling in an employment tribunal against former employers Ajay and Pooja Chandhok.

She was awarded £183,000 in compensation.

ITV News Correspondent Juliet Bremner reports: