A farmer from Iurceni village, Nisporeni district, has been detained on charges of enslaving people.
According to prosecutors, the man and his wife obliged two men to work at their farm from
2010 through 2016. Although promising them big salaries, in fact the men were exploited without pay.
According to the portal today.md, the suspects are relatives of a frontrunner of the DA Platform, the blogger Alex Cozer.
The detained man is Ivan Cozer, the blogger’s uncle.
A criminal case has been open, as the suspect faces a sentence of 15 years of jail for human trafficking.
His wife is probed free, since she is guardian to two minor grandchildren.