Maharashtra: Husband kicks pregnant wife in stomach, suffers miscarriage

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 25 November 2018, 08:02 AM
The woman alleged dowry harassment by husband, in-laws. (Picture for representation)
The woman alleged dowry harassment by husband, in-laws. (Picture for representation)

The police have registered a case against a man after he allegedly assaulted his pregnant wife which resulted in miscarriage in the Thane district of Maharashtra on Saturday. Accused Ganesh Save and his parents have been book, however, arrests are yet to be made.

The 31-year-old victim said in the complaint that after her marriage in November last year, she was facing harassment for dowry by the in-laws.

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Three days ago, Ganesh kicked her in the stomach despite knowing that she was pregnant, she alleged.

She was taken to a hospital on Friday after experiencing acute stomach pain. The doctors found that she had suffered a miscarriage, she said. The Kasarvadavli police are conducting further investigation.

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A case under sections 315 (act done with intent to prevent child being born alive) and 498-A (husband or in-laws treating a woman with cruelty) of the Indian Penal Code.

First Published: Sunday, November 25, 2018 08:02 AM
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