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Elderly woman allegedly held captive by daughter-in-law, rescued

As per sources, the women's panel helpline received a call from a person complaining that his old mother was being held captive and tortured by his wife and in-laws

In a major rescue, the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) came to help of a 95-year-old woman.

The elderly woman was allegedly being held captive by her daughter-in-law.

As per sources, the women’s panel helpline received a call from a person complaining that his old mother was being held captive and tortured by his wife and in-laws.

It is said that the complainant also spoke of his mother is completely bed-ridden.

The man perhaps had matrimonial discord and said that he has not seen his mother for months, as per Delhi Women’s panel sources.

Taking action on his plea, the Delhi Commission for Women team went to the location where the old woman was kept but his wife initially didn’t let the team enter the house.

The woman appeared very ill and was covered with only a thin piece of cloth, was also being forced to relieve herself in a bucket placed near the bed.

Women Commission of Delhi then called for an ambulance after which the old woman was shifted to the hospital.

The old woman is still in the hospital and her son is looking after her.

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