Doctor tortured wife for bad cooking, made her stay with new wife: Police

THANE: A 39-year-old doctor from a minority community allegedly harassed his wife because she was not good at cooking, a case of harassment was registered against him, police said on Saturday.

the 37-year-old victim who herself is also a doctor said in her complaint said that her husband harassed her for money and other issues, and also married another woman.

Police said “While working together at a clinic in Mumbai the complainant and the accused fell in love. The victim, who was a Hindu, got converted to Islam and married him in November 2005. Right after they got married, her husband and in-laws started harassing her. They made her contest civic elections although she was pregnant. But she lost the polls.”

The accused regularly criticised her saying she could not cook well and then married another woman and forced the victim to live together along with her two children, said police.

The accused was booked 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).