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Differently-abled girl held ‘captive’ at BJP leader’s home rescued

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A differently-abled girl who was allegedly held ‘captive’, and subjected to physical and mental abuse for many years, has been rescued by the police from the house of a BJP leader here, the police said.

The girl, identified as Sunita, was working as a domestic help at the residence of Seema Patra, whose bio on a social media page reads member of national working committee of the BJP Mahila Morcha, and the Jharkhand convenor of “Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao” campaign.

According to the police, Sunita was working at Patra’s house for the last eight years.

It has been learnt that Seema’s husband, Maheshwari Patra, is a retired IAS officer. Their residence is located in the upscale Ashok Nagar locality of Ranchi.

Police said that the girl somehow managed to send a text message to one Vivek Baksi about her torment. He then informed the police and eventually a team was set up to rescue the girl from Patra’s residence.

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