Three arrested for torturing house maid in West Bengal

Three persons, including two women, were arrested at Howrah on Tuesday for allegedly torturing a girl working as a maid at their house, police said.

Three held in Bengal over alleged rape, torture

Three people, including two women, were arrested Tuesday in West Bengal's Howrah district after a woman who worked as a maid in their house alleged she was raped and tortured, police said.

Maid raped, murdered by employers in UP district

A 24-year-old woman, working as a housemaid here, was allegedly raped and murder by her employers when she demanded her cumulative salary of past five years, amounting to Rs 1.80 lakh, police said on Saturday.

Maid killed at retired IAS officer`s house

A 21-year-old maid was allegedly killed by another servant at the house of a retired IAS officer, who is currently serving as a consultant with the Election Commission`s office.

Man who killed maids beheaded in Saudi Arabia

A man in Saudi Arabia has been beheaded on the court`s orders for sexually assaulting and murdering two Asian housemaids in a sea port, a media report said.

Maid found murdered at retired IAS officer`s residence

A 40-year-old maid was today found murdered at a retired IAS officer`s residence here, police said.

Diane Kruger gives her maid her own home

Actress Diane Kruger has reportedly gifted her home to her longtime maid.

Singapore-Indian woman charged for abusing maid

Singapore: A 31-year-old Singaporean woman of Indian-origin was charged in a court for abusing her Indonesian maid by using hot iron to hurt her legs.
Nidhi Sinha had allegedly poured hot water on the head of her domestic worker, Mustainah Munari (26), reported The Straits Times yesterday.

`Tortured` Indonesian maid makes it to Time`s Top 100

Time magazine has named an Indonesian maid allegedly tortured by her Hong Kong employer as one of the world`s 100 most influential people, shining a spotlight on the city`s treatment of its migrant workers.

BSP MP granted bail in maid torture case

A court here Saturday granted two months interim bail to Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) parliamentarian Dhananjay Singh, accused for torturing his maid.

Court issues production warrants against BSP MP, wife

A Delhi court on Tuesday issued production warrants against BSP MP Dhananjay Singh and his wife Jagriti Singh, currently lodged in jail under judicial custody in connection with the murder of their maid.

Vasant Kunj maid rescue: Court refuses bail to woman employer

A 50-year-old woman, arrested for allegedly assaulting and illegally confining a domestic help in her house here, was on Friday refused bail by a Delhi court.

Employer sent to 14-day judicial custody in maid rescue case

A 50-year-old woman, arrested for allegedly assaulting and illegally confining a girl working as a maid in her house, was on Wednesday remanded to 14-day judicial custody.

Hong Kong couple jailed for forcing maid `to wear diaper`

A Hong Kong couple were jailed for torturing, beating and abusing their Indonesian maid.

Maid, husband arrested for kidnapping employer`s son in Haryana

A 23-year-old domestic help and her husband were arrested on Tuesday for allegedly kidnapping her employer`s four-year-old son for ransom.

UN dismayed by execution of Sri Lankan maid in Saudi Arabia

The UN has expressed distress at the execution of a Sri Lankan maid in Saudi Arabia on charge of murder, saying that it is deeply troubled by irregularities in her detention and trial.

NY suit vs Strauss-Kahn revisits dismissed case

Legally, the ongoing lawsuit and the now-dismissed criminal charges are separate realms.

UP: Maid accuses techie of torture, 2 domestic helps rescued

A software engineer has been arrested on charges of torturing her maid while police have rescued two other domestic helps who were allegedly held captive.

Strauss-Kahn case returns to US court

Strauss-Kahn, mired in legal trouble in France, faces new courtroom worries with the first hearing in a US civil suit.

Strauss-Kahn accuser `depressed`: Lawyer

Diallo and her 15-year-old daughter cry themselves to sleep because of what happened,lawyer said.