Gautam Budh Nagar Police on Tuesday booked a 40-year-old woman for allegedly assaulting her 20-year-old domestic help and confining her at a high-rise condo in Noida’s Sector 121.
The incident got here to gentle on Monday after the domestic help, recognized as Anita, a resident of Garhi Chaukhandi village in Noida, tried to flee from her employer Shefali Koul’s fourth-floor condo in Cleo County society utilizing a rope. Nonetheless, passersby noticed her and knowledgeable the police, prompting a crew to succeed in the spot, police mentioned. Anita was then escorted to the police station and her household knowledgeable of the matter.
Purported CCTV footage of Koul, who’s an advocate, assaulting Anita in an elevator a fortnight in the past has surfaced on social media web sites. HT has not independently verified the authenticity of the video.
Police mentioned Anita’s father Padam Singh submitted a criticism on the Part 3 police station on Monday night towards Koul. In keeping with the criticism, Anita had been working at Koul’s home for the previous six months. “My daughter labored at Koul’s home and their settlement expired on October 31. Nonetheless, Koul didn’t let Anita go away the home and compelled her to proceed to work. She took away my daughter’s cellphone and assaulted her and compelled her to do all family work. When Anita refused to work and requested to go residence, Koul assaulted her and thwarted all her makes an attempt to flee,” Singh’s criticism mentioned.
Primarily based on the criticism, Koul was booked underneath Indian Penal Code sections 344 (unlawful confinement past 10 days), 323 (voluntarily inflicting damage) and 504 (insult), the police mentioned.
Singh additionally alleged Anita has a number of damage marks as a result of Koul assaulted her with a stick.
“Anita has been despatched for medical examination and applicable motion will likely be taken within the matter. No arrest has been made within the case but,” mentioned Saad Miyan Khan, further deputy commissioner of police, Central Noida.