Hong Kong woman acquitted of attacking maid with a knife

A Hong Kong woman was acquitted Thursday of slicing into her maid`s finger with a knife, in the latest case to highlight concerns about the abuse of foreign domestic workers in the international financial hub. 

`Tortured` Indonesia maid`s employer guilty: Hong Kong judge

A Hong Kong woman was found guilty Tuesday of severely abusing her Indonesian maid, in a case that dominated headlines and sparked international outrage.

Maid in Hong Kong was `unpaid slave`, says prosecution

 A Hong Kong employer accused of starving and beating her Indonesian maid treated the woman as an "unpaid slave", prosecutors said Tuesday on the last day of hearings in a case which has shocked the city.

Couple arrested for sexually abusing maid servant in Maharashtra

A couple from Arnala in Vasai here have been arrested on charges of sexually abusing and physically torturing their maid servant, police said on Tuesday.

Maid murder case: Court to hear arguments on charges on Dec 11

A Delhi court on Saturday fixed December 11 for commencement of arguments on framing of charges against former BSP MP Dhananjay Singh and his wife Jagriti Singh, who are accused in a case related to murder of their maid.

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.