Businessman, who allegedly ill-treated teenage girl in Gurgaon, arrested by police

According to sources, the girl was trafficked to Delhi by her uncle from Gumla village in Jharkhand.

Written by Sandali Tiwari | Gurgaon | Published: October 16, 2015 3:02 am
The residence of Sagar Jain in Gurgaon, from where the 14-year-old girl was rescued. (Source: Express photo by Manoj Kumar) The residence of Sagar Jain in Gurgaon, from where the 14-year-old girl was rescued. (Source: Express photo by Manoj Kumar)

The Gurgaon police, on Thursday, have arrested businessman Sagar Jain — employer of a 14-year-old minor girl who was rescued from a house in Krishna Colony yesterday evening by the Shakti Vahini NGO and police.

According to sources, Sweta Jain, the wife of the businessman is said to be absconding. The businessman was produced in the district court on Thursday afternoon and a case has been registered against the husband and wife under section 323 (Assault), 506 (Threatening for life), 374 (Unlawful compulsory labour), 344 (Wrongful confinement for ten or ore days) and 34 of IPC.

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The girl was found with deep cuts and bruises all over her body.

According to sources, the girl was trafficked to Delhi by her uncle from Gumla village in Jharkhand. In Delhi, she worked for around three months and then was sent to Gurgaon by a ‘placement agency’.

“The victim who was working in the house for last 7 months. She was rescued in an unconscious state because she had not eaten for several hours”, said Rishikant of Shakti Vahani NGO.

The victim’s rescuers also said that her employers would generally keep her empty stomach and beat her with anything that would come handy. The victim was beaten up with kitchen utensils and floor wiper too, said officials.

The statement of the victim was recorded in front of the CWC full bench on Thursday at Mini Secretariat. The girl was given first aid on Wednesday night and she had knife injury mark on her back which was four days old, said police.

The CWC has also informed the chairperson of National Commission of Scheduled Tribes after the incident and ST/SC Acts will also be invoked, said Rishikant as the girl belonged to a tribal community of Jharkhand.

The girl also claimed she never received her salary. After her medical examination in civil hospital, the victim was sent to a child shelter home in Gurgaon.

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  1. M
    Oct 15, 2015 at 11:32 pm
    What happened to previous case of a lady CEO of Multi nation Company & another one of an Air Hostess? No one keeps track what happens afterwards. Recently in a case in Ahmadabad where a four years old was raped by inserting an Iron Rod in her body,her own parents turned hostile & thank goad learned judge ordered to charge them under 'POSCO". We always read these stories of atrocity by elites,higher cl & higher caste people but never here the outcome. Are those rich people buying silence of victims and witnesses? In such cases of atrocities on poor children no bail should be give and fast track courts should have quick trials. Very very sad. Where the social welfare department is involved for welfare of this child? Violation of Child labor laws and oppression of tribal girl can not be ignored. It's government's job to take care of her. Where the chief of 'Temples' ,'Math's & 'Ashram's heads? Why no one is having candle march? What is happening to our society? Why such sick people flourish in our nation?Only fault of that poor child was to be born in poor tribal family.
    1. M
      Oct 15, 2015 at 4:06 pm
      What happens to such cases afterwards? In Delhi we know one MNC executive lady was arrested before and one Air hostess. Any results in those cases? Or rich buys silence?
      1. K
        kuldeep jain
        Oct 16, 2015 at 4:32 am
        Surely a horrible crime and justice should take its course.But on a different not ,i found something more irrational and less human.Its the naming conventions ,in the above article the reporter has clearly mentioned the name of accused that many times so that yhe reader will make a deep note of it in mind .Note here is name of ACCUSED not guilty.Here i have a straight question to the presenter of this news is ir right calling names.what if after the trials they were found clean.Even after being proved innocent (if proved)the publicity they are getting from these media trials will always be with them.Just imagine the life of that family the recent past i have media bit immature when it comes to maintaining anonymity of the accused till the trials are over.On the contrary the entire case becomes a soup opera for others.Even in case of riots or any clash between communities,reporters usually mention the name of both parties,without thing that it may become a wild fire.I am not saying media to ban itself but after six decades of independence ,wr expect the gourth pillar of democracy to show some maturity.
        1. i
          Oct 15, 2015 at 9:24 pm
          When the parents of such minor girls allow their daughters to work as domestic worker in Delhi then there was no any violation of any child law. But it is also true that rich people always exploits poor people and after that nobody ready to address their problems.It is also truth that these NGO also siphoned crores of rupees the aid got from government its examples are NGO run by Salman Khursheid etc who siphoned so many hundrads of crores but the poor never get any istance. But who cares for poor who remains poor for decades/centuries while leaders like Lalu or Mulayam or Mayawati or Nitish stake always claim we are from SC or OBC communities but they only became rich while did not bother for the problems of poor.
          1. r
            rostaylor193444 ta
            Oct 15, 2015 at 9:31 pm
            you already know the answer
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