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Gurgaon: 14-year-old domestic help found in closet with bruises

A shocking case of domestic help abuse emerged from Gurgaon on Wednesday after police found a maid locked inside a cupboard with bruises.

A 14-year old girl, who hails from Jharkhand, was found inside a cupboard in a businessman's home in Gurgaon near Delhi.

The girl has alleged that she was beaten by her employers with a mop and used to get only two chapatis a day.

The girl's uncle brought her from Jharkhand earlier this year and handed her over to the businessman, according to the police.

The police raided the businessman's home after receiving a complaint by a neighbor on Wednesday evening, but could not find the girl. The family had then locked the girl in a closet.

However, olice received similar complaint on the helpline number and this time found the girl in an unconscious state behind the closet.