Software engineer tortures maid, arrested

Software engineer tortures maid, arrested

A software engineer was arrested on charges of torturing her maid while police have rescued two other domestic helps who were allegedly held captive, made to work without wages and beaten up by a PG accommodation owner here.

Munni, 14, who was hired as domestic help through a placement agency by Meenakshi Singh, alleged that she was beaten up by her employer over minor mistakes. 

Singh, a software engineer with a private company and resident of Sector 62 Swagat Apartment, and her husband would also lock her in a room and leave her starving as punishment, she alleged.

On Saturday, Munni escaped from the house and was taken to a police station by some persons where she narrated her woes. Police said are investigating the case. They said the guilty will be tried under law.

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