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73 people found locked up in old-age home

Saturday, January 25, 2020 • Tamil Comments

In Nagaram village on the outskirts of Hyderabad, the police have rescued about 73 old people, reports say. The old women and men were found locked in a room of an old-age home, they added.

As per a news agency report, a case has been registered under the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007 against the management of the old-age home.

"A case of cheating has been registered against the management of the old age home after a complaint was received that Psychiatric patients and mentally disturbed persons are being confined in a house with chains and being treated inhumanly. Investigation underway," the police have been quoted as saying.

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