Haryana: Man locks up wife inside toilet for over a year in Panipat
The victim’s husband has been arrested.
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In a shocking incident, a man locked his wife in the toilet for more than a year. The incident occurred in Rishipur village of Harayana’s Panipat district.
The woman was rescued by a team of district women and child welfare department officials on Wednesday.
The victim’s husband has been arrested. He has been identified as Naresh kumar.
“Rajni Gupta went to the village and rescued the woman who was locked by her husband Naresh for over a year. We have registered a complaint and we will take action after investigation. It is being said that the woman is mentally unstable. We will take the advice of the doctor and proceed further,” the police officer said.
“He have filed a case against the husband under relevant sections of the IPC,” the officer said.
Kumar, however, claimed that his wife was mentally unstable.
“I received information that a woman was locked in the toilet for over a year. I come here with my team. When we reached here, we found that it was true. It seems that woman has not eaten anything for many days,” Women Protection and Child Marriage Prohibition Officer Rajni Gupta said to ANI.
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