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Doctor, wife arrested for torturing domestic help in Lucknow

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 21:40

Lucknow: A doctor and his wife were arrested here Tuesday for assaulting and torturing their domestic help, police said.

The couple were arrested from Metro City in Mahanagar after the 20-year-old domestic help, Lalita, escaped from their house and lodged a complaint with police.

She bore injuries inflicted by a kitchen knife and cigarette burns, police said.

Doctor Ashutosh, his wife Pragati and their servant David had been beating her brutally for the last one month, police said.

The girl`s mother died last year after which her father remarried and threw her out.


First Published: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 21:40
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