Husband booked for R 50L dowry demand
DNA | May 17, 2013, 03:29AM IST
Indore: A woman from a well off family was harassed by husband for dowry of Rs. 50 lakh soon after their wedding. The accused was not arrested so far.
A 31-year-old Bharti, a resident of 133, Usha Nagar Extension was married to Sachin Thakkar, a resident of A-wing, first floor, Prithvi Residency, Bhivandi in Mumbai two years back.
Woman police station in charge Nisha Jaiswal told DNA that Sachin supplies labourers to various construction sites in sub-urban area of Mumbai. He began torturing his wife soon after their wedding. She had given written compliant on June 29 last year.
The accused used demand Rs. 50 lakh from Bharti and threw her out of the house after three months of the wedding when she failed to fulfill his demand, Jaiswal added.
Bharti’s parents tried to counsel him but he refused to keep her with him until she gets money. However, despite calling him three times for counseling here, Sachin flatly refused to reach compromise, she claimed.
Since, father of Bharti owns numerous prime properties here. Sachin was eying it since he came to know about same, the woman police station in charge said.
The accused even slapped and threatened Bharti to kill in jam packed family court premises a few days back where a case of divorce is pending between the couple. A complaint was filed at Sanyogitaganj police station from where it was forwarded to woman police station.
A team will be sent to Mumbai soon to arrest the accused. A case was registered under section 498 A, 506 and section 4 of dowry act.