They are also alleged to have tortured them physically. Police has detained the director S C Sharma and the guard Angat Kumar of the Rotary Inner Wheel Home for Mentally Retarded Children, located in Channi Rama.
The centre shelters 17 girls between the age of 14 to 16 years. The incident came to light when a social activist had reported the matter to Jammu Deputy Commissioner Ajit Sahu, who directed the formation of a team to probe the matter. The police has now filed a complaint against the accused in the Trikuta police station.