Mohammed Atiqul Islam. Photo / NZ Herald

A man jailed for exploiting migrant workers after forcing staff in his Auckland sweet shop to work for up to 68 hours a week for a pittance has been refused parole.

Mohammed Atiqul Islam and his wife Nafisa Ahmed paid their staff as little as $6 an hour and confiscated passports.

Staff said they thought they “might die from overwork” .

The couple were jointly charged by Immigration New Zealand and acquitted on human trafficking charges.

Islam was found…

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