Police in Florida said they rescued a woman on Saturday after she was beaten up by her husband and his parents who flew all the way from India to participate in the abuse.
According to Fox News, Devbir Kalsi, 33, asked his parents for help to “counsel and discipline his wife for being disobedient,” according to Fox 13. His parents, Jasbir, 67, and Bhupinder Kalsi, 61, then flew 8,000 miles to come to his aid.
The Tampa Bay Times reports that the wife, Silky Gaind, 33, was battered “repeatedly and forcefully.” Her 1-year-old infant was also accidently assaulted in the attack.
After the woman was assaulted, her cell phone was taken from her before she was allegedly locked in a room. Gaind was also threatened with a kitchen knife by her father-in-law, according to the arrest report cited by WUSA.
"Awful, nobody should go through that," an unidentified neighbor told Fox 13. "It really is heartbreaking. There's a brand new baby. But who beats their wife up and his mother and dad help him? Who does that?"
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When police arrived at the home, nobody answered. But, Gaind tried to open the door and “screamed for the deputy to save her and her child,” the sheriff’s office said, as reported in the New York Post.
The woman’s husband and in-laws were are being held without bond. Fox 13 reports that they could face deportation back to India.
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