Advertisement

HindustanTimes Wed,30 Jul 2014

Law catches up with doc couple

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  New Delhi, April 04, 2012
First Published: 16:56 IST(4/4/2012) | Last Updated: 02:08 IST(5/4/2012)

The Dwarka doctor couple accused of locking up their 13-year-old domestic help at home while leaving on a holiday to Thailand was on Wednesday tracked down in the capital and arrested.

Advertisement

Dr Sanjay Verma, a diabetes specialist, and his gynaecologist wife Sumita Verma were arrested from outside a mall in Rajouri Garden while going to a relative’s house. A city court sent them to two days in police custody. The Vermas denied all the charges against them in their initial questioning.http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/Popup/2012/4/05_04_pg1c.jpg

The couple and their daughter had left for Thailand on March 25. Four days later, the domestic help was rescued from their apartment in Dwarka sector 6.

The girl told the police she was starving as the couple left her food for only two days. She alleged the family used to beat her up, give only two chappatis a day to eat and didn’t pay salary.
 
“We will take the couple to their Dwarka house to collect evidence,” said AK Ojha, DCP (southwest).

Another officer said: “We suspected the couple might try to tamper with evidence. The help had alleged her movement inside the house was tracked on CCTV. If that’s true, the hard disc of the camera could prove crucial.”


Advertisement
more from New Delhi

Delhi: 3-year-old boy dies after falling in boiling pot

A three-year-old boy lost his life when he fell in a cooking pot containing boiled sugar syrup after being hit by an e-rickshaw in east Delhi's Trilokpuri on Tuesday evening. The boy was in his mother's lap when they were hit by the e-rickshaw from behind.
Advertisement
Most Popular
Advertisement
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved