A woman – who claims to be a struggling actor in Mumbai was arrested by the Versova police for purportedly assaulting and stripping her minor domestic help for the delay in work. Living alone in a flat at Versova, the woman had employed her as domestic help for the last four months despite knowing the fact of her being a minor, said the police.
The minor was allegedly assaulted and was forced to disrobe herself after getting late in completing her work on Monday. She was even beaten up on her head with sandals and was filmed undressed by the accused. The minor then went to the hospital for treatment which is when she shared her ordeal with her sister and later her sister approached the police and filed a complaint against the woman.
The 25-year-old woman, followed by this, was arrested by the Versova police and was charged under Indian Penal Code (IPC) Section 326 – assault, Section 354 (B) – Assault or use of criminal force to woman with intent to disrobe and Section 504 – Intentional insult along with under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO).
The accused will be in the custody of police till Monday, informed a police official.