Indian Diplomat Stripped and Searched While in Custody in New York
Devyani Khobragade was taking her children to school when she was arrested
India's Deputy Consul General in New York Devyani Khobragade was stripped in custody and made to stand with common criminals, drug addicts and sex workers by the New York Police.
39-year-old Dr Khobragade, a 1999 batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer was on her way to drop her children to school when she was stopped by the police and handcuffed in full public view. A shocked, Dr Khobragade protested immediately saying she is a diplomat and enjoys immunity. But there was worse in store. She was handcuffed, taken to a police station where she was stripped and searched.