Businessman jailed for employing 'slave' workforce

A businessman who provided mattresses for some of the UK's leading high street stores has been jailed for 27 month for human trafficking offences.

Mohammed Rafiq is the first boss of a UK firm to be convicted of such offences.

Police say he employed a "slave workforce" of Hungarians, working for as little as £10 a week at his Kozee Sleep firm in Dewsbury.

Rafiq provided mattresses to companies such as Dunelm and John Lewis, who say as soon as reports of wrongdoing emerged, they immediately severed ties with the company: