Couple assaulted for marrying against family’s wishes

ST Correspondent
Thursday, 6 July 2017

The complainant, Priya Sham Dhavare (18), had approached the Nigdi police and lodged a complaint.

Pune: A girl has lodged a complaint against her father and uncle after she was assaulted with a sharp weapon by her father as she got married against her father’s will. The complainant, Priya Sham Dhavare (18), had approached the Nigdi police and lodged a complaint.

Priya told police that she got married to one Mahadeo Deshmukh against her father’s will. After the wedding, Priya was staying with her paternal aunt in Nigdi Autoskim area. On Wednesday morning, Priya’s father Sham and uncle Ajit Shendge came to her aunt’s residence. Priya told police that Sham was armed with some sharp weapon and hit her in the face. Priya has suffered injuries and is under treatment. Priya also told police that her husband Mahadeo who was present there was also assaulted and threatened by her father.

The Nigdi police have booked Sham and Ajit under various sections of the Indian Penal Code.

Assistant Police Inspector Sujit Pawar of Nigdi police station is investigating the case.

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