Eight-year-old domestic help rescued

January 6th, 2011 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS  

Gurgaon, Jan 6 (IANS) An eight-year-old boy who had been working as domestic help was rescued from his employer’s home here Wednesday, police said. “An NGO, Shaktiwahini, with the help of police rescued the boy from DLF phase-I,” said a senior police officer, adding that the boy’s employer, a trader, used to torture him.

“We got an information about a minor being employed as domestic help in the locality. The boy was treated badly by the employer and he has injury marks on his face and body,” the officer added.

The boy has been sent to the district child welfare office.

Police have registered a case against the owner of the house, Ishwar Das Gupta.

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