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8-yr-old girl working as domestic help assaulted by employers

PTI
Published : Apr 13, 2017, 9:21 am IST
Updated : Apr 13, 2017, 9:21 am IST

The girl, who was brought to Delhi from Bihar, was 'beaten mercilessly leading to swelling in her eye and several marks on her body'.

(Representational image)
 (Representational image)

New Dehi: An eight-year-old girl employed as a domestic help in east Delhi's Pandav Nagar area was allegedly assaulted by her employers following which she was rescued by the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW).

The minor girl, approached neighbours for help, who called up the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) helpline.

 

"The girl was brought from Bihar and made to work as a domestic help. Last evening the girl was beaten mercilessly leading to swelling in her eye and several marks on her body. The girl was so traumatised that she ran to a neighbour's house crying, who informed us," a DCW official said.

"The girl has been rescued and placed in a shelter home. Police is investigating the issue and we have been told that the employers are absconding. The victim's parents have been informed about the incident and they are coming from Bihar," he added.

Tags: minor girl, domestic help, employers, assault
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi