NEW DELHI: A translator in the Union Culture Ministry was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly criminally assaulting his domestic help in Sarojini Nagar here.

Rajinder Yadav called his domestic help to his government quarters in Netaji Nagar Government Officers’ Colony on Tuesday evening on the pretext of some household work and allegedly criminally assaulted her. He allegedly threatened to implicate her in a theft case if she raised an alarm.

Rajinder’s wife had gone to meet her parents when the incident took place.

The victim later narrated the incident to her husband and a police complaint was lodged.

Acting on the complaint, a police team arrested Rajinder.