Recently in Hyderabad, Pratyusha a 19 year old girl, who has been subjected to physical torture for over seven months allegedly by her father and stepmother, was rescued by Police with the help of an NGO. After taking a complaint from Pratyusha LB Nagar Police registered a case under sections 342 (wrongful confinement), 326 (voluntarily causing grievous hurt) and 307(attempt to murder) against Chamundeshwari alias Shyamala (Step mother) and Ramesh (Father) and has started investigation. The stepmother was taken into custody where as the father, who is a Junior Telecom Officer in BSNL.
Today, the High Court of Hyderabad has directed the L.B Nagar Police to take Pratyusha to Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao’s residence as earlier suggested by the CM himself. Today early morning Pratyusha was discharged from the hospital before the court.
Pratyusha was recovered after the torture by her step-mother Chamundeswari alias Shyamala (35) and father Ramesh (45) for the past seven months, was rescued by child rights body, Balala Hakkula Sangham and LB Nagar Police on July 8.
During her hospitalisation, the Chief Minister had paid a visit to her. Then, he had invited her to his residence once discharged and that his family would take care of her. He had also said that he would take care of her education, accommodation and also find a suitable boy and bear all expenses of her marriage.
Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao said on July 18 to her that ,“Forget whatever happened so far. Everybody has to face problems in life, we must face them and survive. There is a long life ahead and you must begin a new life.You must become strong enough to help people like you. The government will take care of your treatment, education. We will also provide you a house with government’s money. I will find Never feel, you are alone. You come to my house once you are discharged. I will admit you in a good hostel and provide good education. Kavitha will be with you. Live with confidence, CM is behind you. I will provide police security to you. Home Minister, Nayini Narasimha Reddy will also help you. “
The court also said that future home for Pratyusha would be decided based on Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao’s decision.