A teenaged girl was chained by her father for not obeying him, was rescued by Langerhouse police in the city here on Tuesday. "We have rescued the girl and her father Akbar was taken into custody," Nagender, Sub-Inspector of Police of Longerhouse police station, who is probing the case said on Tuesday.
Angered for not heeding to his warnings Akbar, an illiterate, had chained her to a table for the last 10 days in their house in order to control her movements. The teenager was the daughter of his second wife Unissa Begum.
Though Unissa Begum pleaded about the inhuman treatment of Akbar, he did not set the girl free.The police swung into action after Unissa Begum lodged a complaint with the Langerhouse Police Station, the SI said.