A man argued that he should be able to opt out of the Queensland legal system.
A man argued that he should be able to opt out of the Queensland legal system. ©istockphoto/DNY59

'Slave' boss to appeal

A CURRUMBIN hairdresser who forced two Thai women to work as prostitutes wants to appeal his conviction on the grounds his legal counsel wrongly instructed him to plead guilty.

Keith William Dobie, 49, was jailed for five years in December for luring two women to Queensland from Thailand using fake immigration documents and then forcing them to have sex with up to five men a day.

Instead of the lucrative wages and luxury living conditions the women were promised by Dobie, he paid them just $20 a day.



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