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.