Woman Arrested for Assaulting Domestic Help in Noida

Noida: The woman who was seen to be assaulting a domestic help in a viral video making rounds on the internet, was arrested by Noida police on Thursday.

According to police sources, this maid was employed by Shefali Koul, an advocate. She has been booked under Sections 344 (illegal confinement beyond 10 days), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), and 504 (insult) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), Noida police sources said.

An FIR was registered in the Phase-3 police station on Tuesday after the victim’s father, Padam Singh filed a police complaint to seek justice for his daughter who was kidnapped and assaulted by her employer.

As per the complaint, his daughter completed a six-month work contract with Koul on October 31. But the employer did not let the domestic help leave her place even after the completion of the contract.

It is alleged that this girl was held hostage, assaulted, and abused by her employer.

On Tuesday, the maid tried to escape from Koul’s fourth-floor apartment using a rope. After getting information about it, a police team rescued her.

A CCTV footage of an elevator showing Koul dragging the domestic help out of the lift has also surfaced on social media.

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