New York: As Devyani Khobragade returns to India, her domestic worker Sangeeta Richard on Friday broke her silence and claimed that she suffered while working for the Indian diplomat and asked other domestic workers not to let anyone ‘exploit’ them.

Maid claims she suffered under Devyani

In her first public statement, Sangeeta said she had decided to come to the US hoping to work for a few years to support her family and had planned to later return to India. “I never thought that things would get so bad, that I would work so much that I did not have time to sleep or eat or have time to myself,” she said in a statement released by the anti-trafficking group Safe Horizon, which is representing her in the case against Khobragade.

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