Locked Up

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Goa: Woman locked up in room for 20 years, rescued

12 Jul 2017

Goa: Woman locked up in room for 20 years, rescued

A woman in her fifties who had been locked up inside a dark room in Candolim village near Panaji for the past 20 years, was rescued by the police on Tuesday.

Delhi- Mother holds girl captive in stinking house for months

08 May 2017

Delhi- Mother holds girl captive in stinking house for months

Residents of Ganesh Nagar (East Delhi) are still shocked by Saturday's incidents: a local girl they hadn't seen for two years was found captive in a seemingly empty house in the area.

Shifu Sanskriti founder also monetarily scammed his "disciples"

04 May 2017

Shifu Sanskriti founder also monetarily scammed his "disciples"

Shifu Sanskriti founder Sunil Kulkarni has been charged with forgery after police recovered a cheque-book where he forged an alleged disciple's signature, for a Rs. 23cr deal with a Bhopal-based ice cream firm.

Shifu Sanskriti's Sunil Kulkarni a crook, arrested several times

27 Apr 2017

Shifu Sanskriti's Sunil Kulkarni a crook, arrested several times

Police officer Shekhar Tore recalls arresting Sunil Kulkarni, head of the cult Shifu Sanskriti, in Pune 20 years ago for allegedly conning a home-loan seeker. He was suave, spoke fluent English, and easily trapped the gullible.

More parents approach Bombay HC against 'sex racket' targeting daughters

21 Apr 2017

More parents approach Bombay HC against 'sex racket' targeting daughters

After parents of Shivangi and Samira Sule, alleged victims of domestic violence, claimed the cult Shifu Sanskriti lured their daughters into a sex and drugs racket, two more couples have also approached the Bombay HC saying its founder Sunil Kulkarni had "trapped their daughters".

Save us from our parents: Mumbai girls urge HC

20 Apr 2017

Save us from our parents: Mumbai girls urge HC

23-year-old Shivangi Sule and her 21-year-old sister Samira walked from the Bombay HC to Marine Drive holding placards saying, "Neither we are prostitutes, nor are we drug addicts."