UP couple booked for harassing Bihar’s teenage maid in Kerala
Kozhikode: A 13-year-old maid was allegedly thrashed and tortured by a doctor and his wife in Kerala. The incident took place in the flat of the natives of Uttar Pradesh in Panthirankavu town near Kozhikode town.
Police have registered a case against Dr Mirsa Mohammad Khan and his wife Ruhana after the teenager, who hails from Bihar, told the police that the couple used to beat her with a belt and burn her with a hot pan.
Doctor Khan working in a private hospital here and his wife are residents of Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh.
The girl was working as a domestic help in the flat for the last four months.
Neighbors called the Childline India Foundation and informed about the harassment. Officials came to the flat, checked the child’s health condition and shifted him to a shelter home in Velimadukunnu.