According to Mikrofonnews agency (MHA), police in California have arrested a husband and wife on the charges of torturing and imprisoning their children at home.
Police say, 13 children of David Elen, 57 and Louiz Ana, 49, were chained to their beds in their own apartment 95 km south-east of Los Angeles. The 13 were found malnourished, extremely dirty and several of them were padlocked to beds in “dark and foul-smelling” rooms in a house at Perris, California in the US, police say.
The children aged between 2-29, and seemed to be siblings were transferred to the hospital immediately. The reason behind the horrible act by the parents is not clear and police say both of them are under investigations.
Police raid the apartment after the 10 years old girl of the David and Louiz was succeeded to escape the apartment and call the police. She has told police that 12 of her sisters and brothers are imprisoned by their parents in their apartment.
Police say all of the captives are suffering from malnutrition and have been kept in a room without window.