Indian-Origin Woman Rescued After Physical Abuse By Husband, In-Laws In USSeptember 05, 2017 14:48
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Indian-Origin Woman Rescued After Physical Abuse By Husband, In-Laws In US:- An Indian-origin women, Silky Gaind (33), was rescued by the Florida authorities after they received a call from India that she was being physically abused and held against her will by her husband and in-laws.
It so happened on Saturday, that she informed her parents in India of the abuse. The parents of the victim, then called the US authorities, said the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s office.
None responded to the repeated knocks, when a deputy arrived. Gaind attempted to open the door and screamed for him to help her and her one-year-old daughter. The deputy forced his way in and found that Gaind was severely bruised.
The victim’s husband and his parents were arrested and were being held without bond, reported a leading news channel. The sheriffs office said, the three accused could face deportation back to India, while Gaind and her infant were put in a safe place.
The parents of her husband, Devbir Kalsi (33) had traveled from India to the US and used to beat her up, said the investigators. After the couple had a fight on Friday, Kalsi beat Gaind “repeatedly and forcefully”. After Gaind attempted to defend herself, Kalsi’s parents, father Jasbir and mother Bhupinder, started hitting her. The infant was accidentally struck in the face while Gaind was holding her during the attack, said the report.
As per the report, before Jasbir threatened to stab her with a kitchen knife, his parents hit Gaind and left her with bruises on her face, neck and torso. The woman was locked in a room, after the fight. Devbir and Jasbir may face “charges of false imprisonment, child abuse and denying access to 911”. Devbir could also face felony battery charge. Meanwhile, Jasbir was accused of “aggravated battery with a deadly weapon,” said the report. Bhupinder could face “charges of battery domestic violence and failure to report child abuse”, it said.