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Coronavirus: Bangladeshi migrant worker sues Singapore employer for locking him in room for 43 hours

A Bangladeshi migrant worker is suing his ex-employer and dormitory operator in Singapore, accusing them of “false imprisonment” after he was locked in his room during a coronavirus outbreak.Most of Singapore’s more than 58,000 cases have been among low-paid migrants living in crowded dormitories, sparking criticism of the affluent city state’s treatment of its foreign workforce.Construction worker Rahman Mohammad Hasibur filed a claim last week for S$215,000 (US$163,000) in damages, according…

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