M'sia family claims to know UK slave

A Malaysian family has spoken to a UK newspaper, claiming to be related to the Malaysian woman who was freed after being allegedly held as a slave in London for 30 years.

The Daily Telegraph spoke to retired teacher Kamar Mautum, who claims to be the sister of the 69-year-old victim, whom Madam Kamar said disappeared from her family members' lives after joining a Maoist sect.

Madam Kamar said the victim is her sister Aishah, who moved to Britain in 1968, The Star reported. She joined one of the more extreme Maoist groups in London and gave up her career and family plans.

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