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Posted at: Jan 14, 2018, 12:59 AM; last updated: Jan 14, 2018, 12:59 AM (IST)

Doc jailed for assaulting minor domestic help

Tribune News Service

New Delhi, January 13

A 14-year-old girl employed as a domestic help was allegedly brutally assaulted by her woman employer who is a doctor and a resident of an upscale Model Town Delhi.

The child is a resident of Jharkhand was allegedly attacked with scissors, burnt, beaten and also bitten. The police have arrested the employer and the girl has been rescued and will be kept under the protection of a children home as per the orders of the Child Welfare Committee.

According to DCP Aslam Khan, the employer has been sent to jail. A team has been sent to Jharkhand to the girl’s house.

Soon after the incident was reported, police tried to reach the placement agency but it was untraceable, the DCP said.

“Received call on Delhi Commission for Women 181 regarding a girl being tortured by employer. We rescued the 14-year-old Jharkhandi domestic maid from Model Town. Can't describe her condition! She was burnt, beaten, attacked with scissor, spat at and bitten by lady employer who is a doctor! Most evil! (sic),” tweeted Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Jaihind.

She tweeted, “Little girl was so brave. Her lady employer so vicious. A doctor herself, how could she torture a 14 yr old in such brutal manner. Little girl was confined 2 house, not given sweater, food & hs been reduced 2 bones. Police arrested lady employer! Shud b given max punishment!(sic)”.

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