Kochi: A 59-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly sexually assaulting his domestic maid at his house at Kaloor here.
The arrested was identified as Aji Prakash, a resident of Vattakad Road in Kaloor.
The victim was working as a domestic maid in the house for the past three years. The ordeal was revealed when he ousted the girl the other day and she sought refuge at a convent.
“She revealed her ordeal to the convent Sister there who asked her to lodge a police complaint. The accused also didn’t pay her salary during the period which amount to `3.5 lakh,” police said.
During interrogation, he admitted to the charges and the cops also recovered crucial evidence upon inspecting his laptop.