Police constable and family members booked for harassing wife in Thane

May 13, 2013, 22:30 IST | PTI

The Thane police have booked a police constable from Mumbai and five of his family members for allegedly torturing his wife and reliving her of Rs 90,000 the police said on Monday.

Based on a complaint by the housewife Manisa Vikas Mali (30) of Ulhasnagar, police sub-inspector N D Otari of Ulhasnagar police station said that since her marriage in 2010, her husband and in-laws had been constantly harassing her under some pretext or the other. They also allegedly took away Rs 90,000 from her, the complaint said. 

The police officer investigating the case said that nobody has been arrested in connection with the offence.

The names of the accused are Vikas Mali, Usha Uttam Mali, Uttam Mali, Dighambar Mali and Mithun Mali from Satara.

The other family members lived in the police colony in Mumbai the complaint stated, and added that the victim lived in Ulhasnagar.

The police has booked the five under Sections 498(a), 406, 504, 506, read with Section 34 of the Indian Penal Code, the police added.

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