Dhenkanal, Feb. 11 -- Like every parents, Akshay Kumar Pradhan and Julie Pradhan of Sanda village in Dhenkanal district wanted their son to achieve success in life but life took an ugly turn after the boy was diagnosed with mental illness.

The problem turned so worst that the parents were forced to tie their elder son Anil with chain.

Three years back Anil was just like other school-going kids but after he developed mental illness, Anil's parents spent all their savings towards the medical treatment of their son.

But with no improvement in Anil's condition, his parents decided to tie him with chains inside their small house.

"I am a daily wage labourer and have already spent a huge amount of money in his treatment. I have sold all gold ...