A local court on Friday granted permission to the police to take Ranjeet Singh Kohli alias Rakilbul Hussain in remand for three days in connection with an FIR filed by his wife Tara Shahdeo, who accused him of deceit, exploitation and torture among others allegations.
Torture methods used during internment of Irish nationalists at the height of the Northern Irish Troubles were sanctioned by the British government minister, an Irish television documentary has claimed.
A court extended till August 18 the interim bail granted to former BSP MP Dhananjay Singh, accused in a rape case. However, he will remain in jail as another court sent him to judicial custody in the maid torture case.
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.
A Hong Kong mother of two who a court heard punched her maids, beat them with mops and threatened to kill their relatives was released on bail on Wednesday after she was formally charged in a case that has triggered outrage.