Noida The Gautam Budh Nagar police arrested a 40-year-old lady on Wednesday for allegedly assaulting her 20-year-old domestic assist and confining her at a high-rise condo in Noida’s Sector 121. Whereas the girl, Shefali Koul, was booked on Monday, she was arrested from her residence in Cleo County on Wednesday evening.
The incident got here to mild on Monday after the domestic assist, Anita, a resident of Garhi Chaukhandi village in Noida, tried to flee from Koul’s fourth-floor condo in Cleo County society utilizing a rope. Nevertheless, passersby noticed her and knowledgeable the police, prompting a workforce to succeed in the spot, police stated. 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 footage.
Koul had been lacking since Monday, when the First Info Report in the case registered, and was solely arrested when she returned to her condo on Wednesday evening, in line with SM Khan, Extra Deputy Commissioner of Police (Central Noida).
Koul was initially booked beneath Indian Penal Code sections 344 (unlawful confinement past 10 days), 323 (voluntarily inflicting harm) and 504 (insult) on the premise of a grievance by Anita’s father, Padam Singh, on the Part-3 police station.
“Nevertheless, after a medical examination of the domestic assist, fees beneath part 308 (try to commit culpable murder) have been added to the FIR as she has suffered grievous accidents, together with related sections of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act,” stated the officer.
In line with the grievance, Anita was working at Koul’s home for the previous six months. “My daughter labored at Koul’s home and their settlement expired on October 31. Nevertheless, Koul didn’t let Anita depart 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 her makes an attempt to flee,” stated Singh’s grievance.
Koul was produced earlier than a courtroom on Thursday and despatched to judicial custody, stated cops.