Wife gets husband booked for harassing her for not cooking ‘good food’

wife makes complaint against husband for harassment

The Hush Post | 14:46 pm |two-minute-read

A case has been registered against a 39-year-old doctor after a complaint by his wife for being harassed for not cooking good food.

The complainant herself is a doctor. In her complaint lodged at Kapurbawdi police station on Friday, the 37-year-old victim said that her husband harassed her for money and also married another woman. Later, he started harassing her one way or the other till he even started harassing her for food day in and day out.

The complainant married the accused while working together at a clinic in Mumbai. The victim, who was a Hindu converted to Islam and married him in November 2005.

“However, immediately after marriage, her husband and in-laws started harassing her. They made her contest civic elections although she was pregnant. But she lost the polls,” they said.

Her husband also started criticised her for the way she cooked. The accused then married another woman and forced the victim to live together along with her two children.

As part of the complaint, the victim said since she was unable to bear the sufferings and fulfil his demands any longer, she approached the police.

A case has been lodged against the accused under Sections 498 A (husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 506 (criminal intimidation), 406 (criminal breach of trust) and 494 (marrying again during lifetime of husband or wife) and others, police said.

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