A man was sentenced to 25 years in prison for imprisoning his wife in a dark cellar where she was raped by him and his brothers. It is a fact that has shocked the whole of Poland what occurred in the small village of Parszczyce in the Pomeranian Voivodeship, in the north of the country. Mariusz Sz would have abused his wife between 2006 and 2010. For at least two years, the woman was kept locked up in their basement. A story that recalls that of the "house of horrors" of the Austrian Josef Fritzl.
The victim, who was not named in the reports, was beaten, hungry and repeatedly raped by the man - nicknamed, 'The Polish Fritzl' by local media - and presumably by his two brothers and a friend. In the initial ruling of June 2017, the judge Marta Urbanska stressed that the woman "was imprisoned in a cold and dark cellar, in which she was denied the opportunity to take care of her personal hygiene and the possibility of taking care of her needs. physiological. "And he added:" She was hungry, forced to eat with her hands tied in a kneeling position. The meals were prepared in a way that denied his dignity ".
Marius Sz's two brothers, Andrzej and Marian, and their friend Tadeusz B. were accused of raping the victim while in detention and facing a minimum of three years and a maximum of 15 years if convicted, according to Grazyna Wawryniuk , spokesman for the Gdańsk Prosecutor's Office. All three declared themselves not guilty. According to the reconstructions Mariusz Sz. he 'rented' his wife for just over € 4.5. "They put a bag on her head and let the men who paid her to rape her," the report reads. Eventually the unfortunate woman managed to escape from the cellar and call her mother because she feared for the safety of her two daughters, one of whom, at age 4, would in turn be sexually abused.