Man arrested for cheating woman by marrying without divorce

Aug 14, 2012, 14:56 IST | Agencies

A 30-year-old man was arrested from Kalwa town near here for allegedly cheating on a woman by entering into wedlock despite being married earlier, police said today.

In her police complaint, the 27-year-old victim alleged she had been cheated by Kiran Deepak Mahadik as he married her without divorcing his wife, Kalwa police station inspector N D Pujari said. 

The woman also stated the man harassed her for dowry and even tortured her physically and mentally.

Police booked Mahadik under relevant sections of the IPC and arrested him on Sunday.

The accused had reportedly cheated many other girls also by marrying them without divorcing his wife, police said adding that investigation in the case is on.

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