44-year-old Telangana man booked under Nirbhaya Act after maid's suicide

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The accused has been identified as Bathuku Madhusudan alias Madhu Yadav. The incident came to notice after the victim's sister approached the police against him.

 

A 44-year-old man has been arrested by Moinabad Police under the Nirbhaya Act after his maid allegedly died by suicide. 

The accused has been identified as Bathuku Madhusudan alias Madhu Yadav, who has also been charged under the Juvenile Justice Act was sent to prison by the local court.

According to the report from the police officials,  the incident came to notice after the victim's sister approached the police against Madhusudan.

"On September 25 at 10:30 pm, we received a complaint from the victim's sister. Due to poor financial crisis, she along with her elder sister was working as maids in the house of Madhu Yadav at Himayathnagar village for the last 4 years. She said that Madhu Yadav used to give their monthly salary to her father," N Prakash Reddy, Deputy Commission of Police (DCP), quoted by News Agency ANI as saying.

As per the report, Madhu Yadav has been recently consuming excess alcohol and harassing her and her elder sister at night. 

According to her, on September 24 night, Madhu Yadav came to her sister and took her to the second floor. On the next day, she found that her elder sister had died by hanging herself from the ceiling fan. The complainant told the police that they were working in the accused's house since childhood.

Based on her statement, the sections of the law are amended and the accused is arrested under Nirbhaya Act (376(2)(K) IPC) and child labour law (Section 75 Juvenile Justice Act).

According to the police, Madhusudan is a rowdy sheeter of Moinabad Police Station and was involved in three cases.
 

With inputs from Agency

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