Uttar Pradesh: Constable, His Brothers Accused Of Gang-raping Wife Over Dowry
The woman's husband and six other family members, including her father-in-law and mother-in-law, had been harassing her over dowry.
Muzaffarnagar (UP), Apr 23 A constable and his two brothers allegedly gang-raped his wife after she failed to fulfill their demands of dowry here, following which the police personnel was suspended, the police said today.
According to a complaint filed by the woman yesterday, her husband and six other family members, including her father-in-law and mother-in-law, had been harassing her over dowry in Khatauli city, about 24 km from here, a police officer said.
The complainant, who married the accused in 2014, alleged that she was gang-raped by her husband and two brothers-in-law over dowry demands, the officer said.
A case under various sections was filed against the constable and his family members, he said.
The accused was suspended today after the complaint was filed by his wife, he added.