Maharashtra: Woman Beaten Up By Husband, In-laws, Suffers Miscarriage

General News

A 22-year-old pregnant woman suffered a miscarriage after she was allegedly beaten up by her husband and in-laws in Maharashtra's Thane district, police said.

Written By Press Trust Of India | Mumbai | Updated On:
miscarriage

A 22-year-old pregnant woman suffered a miscarriage after she was allegedly beaten up by her husband and in-laws in Maharashtra's Thane district, police said on Tuesday. Five of her family members, including her husband, have been booked, a police spokesperson said.

The woman, in her police complaint lodged on Sunday, said she got married to Navnath Mane, a resident of Ambernath township here, in 2015.

After sometime, the in-laws started harassing her and demanded money from her parents, she said in the complaint.

On December 2, when the victim was pregnant, her in-laws demanded that she divorce her husband as they wanted him to get married to another woman. However, when the victim refused, her husband and in-laws allegedly beat her up with a wooden log and belts, the police official said.

READ | Farmers Demand Rs 1-cr Compensation For Family Of Grower Who Killed Himself In Faridkot

The woman further alleged that she was locked up in the bathroom for two days and made to starve.

On December 4, she pretended to be asleep and later escaped from the house. She then went to her parents' home in Thane and narrated her ordeal following which they asked her to lodge a police complaint.

By that time, she suffered a miscarriage due to physical and mental harassment, the official said.

Based on the complaint, the woman's husband, father-in-law Lahu Mane, mother-in-law Abubai Mane, sister-in-law Nivrutti and brother-in-law Ashwin were booked under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code, the police said, adding that no arrest was made so far. 

READ | Mumbai Police Solve Mystery; Adopted Daughter, Minor Boyfriend Held For Killing Father

READ | MASSIVE | All 4 Accused In Hyderabad Rape And Murder Case Killed In Encounter By Police

Published:
By 2030, 40% Indians will not have access to drinking water
SAVE WATER NOW
PEOPLE HAVE PLEDGED SO FAR
DO NOT MISS