Woman Confined For 20 Long Years Is Finally Rescued In Goa

In a shocking incident, a 40-year-old woman illegally confined to a room by her mother and brother for about 20 years in Sanquelim village in North Goa was rescued on Tuesday by police and the District Legal Service Authority volunteers, official sources said.

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She was found in an emaciated condition and is recovering at the Asilo district hospital in North Goa, an Authority statement said and added that the rescue followed a complaint filed by the woman’s cousin last week, reported IANS. The woman was confined to a room around two decades ago when she was a college student.

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