This shocking incident took place in Candolim, where a woman was locked in a dark room for 20 years. Her world came crashing down when she discovered that the man she married already had a wife. The woman then left her home and went to Goa in order to cope up with the situation and live with her family. However, the family was not able to tolerate with the abnormal behavior of the woman and locked her in a dark room for next 20 years.
A team of a woman was employed to search the woman and when they rescued her she was sitting in a bare body and was reluctant to move out of the dirty room, where she has been living for past 20 years. According to the senior Goa officer, the woman refused to step out of the home at any condition.
The woman was locked up in a room which was very close to her parent’s house. She did not step out of home for a very long and the only way he could contact others is through the window. She was served food and water by his brothers through the window. The woman insisted her family to set her free but they refused to do it. This bizarre case was reported by ‘Bailancho Saad’, a civil society group that works for women’s rights. They raided the house as per the information was given by the civil group. The NGO had received a mail describing her condition and problems.
The police officer then confirmed that the woman had returned home when she found out that the man she married already had a wife. “Her family members locked her in the room after she started behaving abnormally after her return from Mumbai. We are yet to arrest anyone in this case. The investigation is still at the primary stage. The statement of family members of the woman is being recorded,” he said.
No one is arrested in the case but the statement of the family members has been recorded. The police will take necessary action on getting further details.