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Hinduja Family Appeals Against Swiss Court Verdict Amidst Wealth and Legal Challenges

The Hinduja family, renowned as the richest in the UK with an estimated wealth of GBP 37.196 billion, is embroiled in legal turmoil following a Swiss court’s sentencing over alleged human trafficking charges. Despite being acquitted of these charges, Prakash and Kamal Hinduja along with their son Ajay and his wife Namrata faced a sentence of four to four-and-a-half years in prison, which they vehemently contest. Lawyers representing the family have filed an appeal in the higher court, emphasizing their clients’ innocence and challenging the decision’s validity.

The family’s legal team argues that the workers in question were treated respectfully and provided proper accommodation, countering accusations of exploitation and unfair labor practices. This legal battle comes amidst the family’s expansive business interests spanning automotive, oil, banking, IT, healthcare, media, and real estate sectors globally, underscoring their significant economic influence despite legal setbacks in Switzerland.