BJP's Seema Patra, Who Forced House Help to Lick Urine for 8 Years; Arrested for Torture

Seema Patra, now suspended from BJP, had allegedly kept the woman captive in her residence in Ranchi's posh Ashok Nagar area for several years

BJP's Seema Patra, Who Forced House Help to Lick Urine for 8 Years; Arrested for Torture

Jharkhand: Police on Wednesday arrested suspended BJP leader Seema Patra over allegations of torturing her 29-year-old tribal help Sunita. A case has been registered at Argora police station against Patra, wife of an ex-IAS officer, for torturing her domestic help over years.

The suspended BJP leader, however, after being arrested claimed that she is innocent and termed the allegations “politically motivated".

Seema Patra had allegedly kept the woman captive in her residence in Ranchi’s posh Ashok Nagar area for several years. Patra was suspended by BJP after a video of the woman, identified as Sunita, narrating her ordeal, went viral on social media with demands for Patra’s arrest