A person has been arrested in India’s capital Delhi for locking up and torturing his sister for 2 years.
Police and officers from the Delhi Fee for Ladies (DCW) broke into his home and rescued her in a dramatic operation on Tuesday.
The lady, who has not been recognized, had been starved and was so emaciated that she couldn’t stroll, discuss and even recognise folks, officers stated.
“She is 50 years outdated, however she appears to be like 90,” DCW chief Swati Maliwal stated.
“Once we rescued her from the terrace, she was mendacity in her excreta. Her hunger is so excessive that she was unable to take care of her primary wants.”
The DCW acted after a neighbour complained.
Ms Maliwal stated she personally accompanied an investigating staff to the home however that they had not been allowed to enter by the person and his spouse, who turned abusive.
They known as the police to assist, however they had been nonetheless not allowed to enter.
“The police then climbed to the terrace by the neighbouring home and located the lady in extraordinarily poor situation,” deputy commissioner of police Rajneesh Gupta informed the BBC.
They then arrested the person and his spouse for complicity within the crime.
Police say they’re investigating why the couple had been torturing the lady.