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Noida Woman Caught Beating House Help On CCTV Camera Has Been Arrested!

Noida woman, identified as Shefali Kaul, a resident of Cleo County Society, has been caught on CCTV camera for assaulting her house-help, 20-year-old Anita.

A CCTV footage has gone viral showing a heinous sight of a Noida woman mercilessly dragging her help out of a building lift. The woman, identified as Shefali Kaul, a resident of Cleo County Society in Noida, can be seen assaulting her help, 20-year-old Anita.

Shefali went missing right after the CCTV footage surfaced and while a search had been launched to track her, police now say that she has been arrested.

A case been filed

A case has been filed against her under relevant sections of the Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes Act. Shefali claims that she is innocent and has denied the allegations so far.

Anita, who has since undergone a medical check-up, showed clear signs of assault. She claimed that Shefali beat her up regularly and forced her to stay back and work when she wanted to leave.

Recounting the incident recorded by the CCTV, Anita said that she was being beaten with slippers as she had eaten a bar of jaggery and Kaul threatened to set her on fire and throw her down the roof, compelling her to try and escape.

Anita’s father stated that his daughter had a six-month contract to work for the Kauls which ended on October 31. However, even after the contract ended, his daughter was being held hostage in the house and was assaulted regularly by Kaul. She wanted to leave, but couldn’t.

The lack of empathy on display is harrowing

This is an unfortunate example of discriminatory violence, perpetrated by a woman, more so. While we are not aware of the precise details of why Kaul took such extreme measures to control Anita, it is evident that her behaviour is underlined by hatred and a lack of empathy.

It is important to not only be kind to each person around us, and also to be vigilant to violence taking place around us and to report it at the quickest.

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This is an ongoing story, with further information, we will keep updating the facts and progress of the case.

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I am Ria from New Delhi. I did my Bachelors in Political Science and History and am currently pursuing my Masters in Political Science from University of Delhi and Postgraduate Diploma in Criminal Justice from read more...

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