The Women’s Commission has released a woman who was in a deplorable condition after being chained by her husband. The 32-year-old, who has been in critical condition for the past six months, was released following the timely intervention of the Delhi Women’s Commission.
The incident took place in Delhi’s Trilokpuri area. According to the Commission’s Ground Volunteers, the rescue mission was led by Chairperson Swati Maliwal. The women’s commission team, which arrived here last morning, found the woman chained in a deplorable condition amidst the debris. They had been in a stinking room for the past six months and had been suffering from mental illness. According to the commission, he was subjected to brutal torture.
It has been 11 years since their marriage. She has three children. The husband claimed that he was chained because his wife was mentally disturbed. He has been arrested. An FIR has been registered and an investigation is underway.
A video shared by the DCW shows the woman sitting on the floor, bound by iron chains with a lock. In the video, the woman is heard saying, while pointing to the wounds on her legs, “I have been married for 11 years. After I had my third child, my husband and in-laws who live nearby started torturing me. My husband beats me up badly.”