A Nigerian doctor and her husband have been accused of trafficking a Nigerian woman to the UK before making her work 18-hour shifts and beating her when she asked for higher wages.
Ms Olatunji, who did not have her own bank account, was originally promised a £450 monthly salary over a 15-month period, jurors heard.She told the court Ayodeji, or ‘Aunty Ayo’, ‘said she would look after me’.
She told the court Ayodeji, or ‘Aunty Ayo’, ‘said she would look after me’.
“She said I would be fine. She said she would pay me money, a salary. The salary would have been higher than the one I was earning in the local government.”
“Sometimes she would speak nicely to me – 25% nice to me, 75% anger,’ Ms Olatunji said. “She did not pay me. Both of them did not pay me, they just gave me £20 on Friday“
“Aunty fight with me today.She slapped my face twice.. The day I will never forget in my life – the first time in history that somebody has slapped my face.”