Man faces charge of keeping woman a slave
A Melbourne man has appeared in court accused of keeping a woman as a slave. Prabhdeep Singh, 31, is also accused of possessing child pornography and an illegal anabolic steroid. Police charge sheets allege Mr Singh exercised ownership over a slave for seven weeks, between August 22, 2015, and October 8, 2015. Magistrate Duncan Reynolds granted leave for the alleged victim to give evidence via a recording during a pre-trial committal hearing. Mr Singh will reappear in court on February 19.