Agence France-PresseMarch 14, 2014 15:34
A New York grand jury re-indicted an Indian diplomat on two counts of underpaying her housekeeper and falsifying a visa application on Friday, re-opening a case that triggered a bitter row with New Delhi.
The announcement from the Manhattan federal prosecutor came two days after a US judge threw out a previous case on the grounds that the consul enjoyed diplomatic immunity.
Devyani Khobragade was arrested on December 12 outside her children's New York school. She was detained and strip-searched, enraging the Indian government and some of the Indian public.