New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) A doctor and his wife who flew to Thailand for a vacation last month after allegedly locking up a 13-year-old maid in their house with very little food were arrested here Wednesday afternoon, police said.
"The couple was arrested today (Wednesday) from Rajouri Garden (west Delhi) at around 1.30 p.m. and have been produced before a court in Dwarka," a senior police officer said.
A Delhi court had Tuesday dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of the couple - Sanjay Verma and his wife Sumita - who had locked their minor help and left for Thailand March 25 with very little food.
The maid was rescued March 30 after neighbours heard her screams.
A first information report had been filed report against the couple under the Juvenile Justice Act, Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act, Child Labour Prohibition and Regulation Act and the Indian Penal Code.
The couple faces charges of employing a 13-year old and physically and mentally torturing her.
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