Indian mother-of-four 'raped and tortured as she worked as domestic slave for family which paid her just £400 a year'

Mail Online 21 February 2013
By Suzannah Hills

An Indian domestic worker was repeatedly raped and beaten by her employers who threatened to murder her if she complained, a court heard. The 39-year-old vulnerable and illiterate mother-of-four was used as a 'sexual toy' and 'general dogsbody' by an extended family and their friend who forced her to become their slave for a total of six years.

She was scalded with boiling water, burned with a hot iron, beaten and threatened her throat would be cut and her body buried in a back garden if she didn't do as she was told, a jury were told today. (continue reading...)