The Berhampur Police on Wednesday rescued a woman, who was allegedly held captive by a man, from a house in lane no-4 of Godabarisha Nagar in the town.
The woman identified as Sanjukta Sahoo put out an SOS message on Twitter in which she sought help from Chief Minister’s Office (CMO), Odisha DGP, Berhampur SP and even some media organisations.
Berhampur SP in a tweet yesterday evening informed Sanjukta had been rescued and follow up action was being taken.
Police sources said that Sanjukta pleaded in her tweet message requesting her immediate release from captivity of a man whose identity could not be ascertained. She alleged that the man had encaged and exploited her and was also planning to eliminate her.
Following her tweet, Police swung into action and traced the house where she was confined and rescued her. Sanjukta was later moved to a Sakhi centre.
Police have registered more than one case against the accused. A manhunt has been launched to nab him.