IPS officer booked in dowry harassment case

IPS officer booked in dowry harassment case

The officer, Milind Mahadev Dubare, who hails from neighbouring Chandrapur district, is Superintendent of Police at Sarchit district of the northeastern state. His parents and family members reside at Chandrapur, police said.

According to the complaint lodged by Milind Dubare's wife Shilpa, he and his family members allegedly used to harass her for bringing Rs 2 lakh from her parents since their marriage in 2007.

They often used to beat her for not fulfilling the demand, Shilpa, who hails from Frezerpura here, alleged in the complaint registered on February 10, police said.

Besides Milind Dubare, she has named her in-laws and brother-in-law in the complaint.

They have been booked under IPC Sections 498A (husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty), 506 (criminal intimidation) and 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention, among others, police said, adding further investigation was on.