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Female doctor arrested on charge of torturing maid

Female doctor arrested on charge of torturing maid

A female physician has been arrested on charge of keeping a maid detained after torturing her house in Chattogram.  

Police arrested her from Chandgaon residential area on Thursday night.

Dr Nahida Akter is the daughter of Jahurul Alam at Md Yunus' house in Madhyam Mohra under Chandgaon Police Station. She lives with her husband at her Chandgaon residential area. She works a pediatrician at Fair Life Medical Consultation Center at Kamal Bazar, Mohora in Chandgaon..

The rescued maid, Taslima Akter, is the daughter of Abdul Gani of village Rajghata under Lohagara Police Station in the port city.

In the statement of his case filed with Chandgaon Police Station, plaintiff Abdul Gani complained that his daughter had been working at pediatrician Dr Nahida Akter's residence since July 13 last year at Tk 3,000 per month. He lost contact with his daughter about three months ago. In spite of arriving at Dr Nahida's residence in person, he could not contact with his daughter making lot of efforts.

When he went the residence on Thursday afternoon, the female doctor made confusing remarks about his daughter. Waiting for about two hours outside the residence, he saw his daughter on the balcony and asked her to come down. When the girl tried to get down, the accused female doctor slapped on her face frequently. Then the father informed the police. Afterward, police went to the residence and rescued the girl from there. Dr Nahida was also arrested from the residence.

Abdul Gani later learnt from his daughter that she found an eyelash colour beneath the dressing table when she was cleaning the floor on July 18 last. Then she used it. Being angry for using it, Dr nahida assualted her physically and at one stage, choked her throat. On the following day, the physician took the maid to a nearby salon and shaved her head. Dr Nahisa also allegedly threatened to kill her. Since then she had kept the girl confined to her house..

Chandgaon Police Station (Investigation)  Rajesh Barua said police quickly went to Dr Nahida's residence after receiving the complaint and rescued the girl. The torturer doctor was arrested.


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