Lawyer held for assaulting pregnant wife, killing unborn child
Police arrested a lawyer for allegedly assaulting pregnant spouse, which resulted in demise of unborn youngster. (Picture for illustration)
- The couple bought married few months again and settled in Colaba, Mumbai.
- Quickly after marriage, the couple began having frequent fights.
- Girl alleged that her husband was pressuring her to abort the kid.
The police has arrested a 30-year-old lawyer for allegedly assaulting his pregnant spouse which led to the demise of the unborn youngster, an official stated in the present day.
The sufferer, who hails from New Delhi and can also be a practising lawyer, bought married to the person some months again and shifted to his residence at Colaba in south Mumbai.
Nonetheless, quickly after the wedding, the couple began having frequent fights, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone-I) Manojkumar Sharma stated.
The lady approached the Colaba police earlier this week with a grievance that her husband lately assaulted her, because of which she misplaced her 11-week-old foetus, he stated.
The lady additional alleged that her husband had since a while been pressurising her to abort the kid, primarily based on a few of his superstitious beliefs, and had additionally threatened her with dire penalties, Sharma stated.
Primarily based on the grievance, the police arrested the person yesterday, he stated.
Offences have been registered in opposition to the person beneath IPC sections 315 (act with an intent to forestall youngster being born alive or to trigger it to die after delivery), 324 (voluntarily inflicting harm), 504 (intentional insult) and 506 (prison intimidation), the police official stated.
The accused was produced yesterday in a court docket which remanded him in police custody for 2 days.
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