IRS officer held for filming wife's obscene video

IRS officer held for filming wife's obscene video

A Bangalore-based IRS officer has been booked for allegedly making an obscene video of his wife and using it to blackmail her for dowry, police said on Thursday.

Bangalore resident Nishwant Davrajan Kullulathil, an Indian Revenue Service officer, was booked along with his mother and sister under relevant sections of Domestic Violence, Sexual Offence and Dowry Prohibition Act, Gittikhadan police said.

Nishwant’s wife, an assistant income tax officer, lodged a complaint with police here on Wednesday that on February 6 and September 3 this year, her husband allegedly sodomised her in her hostel room in Nagpur and took videos of it.

He allegedly threatened to post the videos on the internet if she did not give him Rs 10 lakh. The victim also alleged  her mother-in-law and sister-in-law also tortured her mentally and physically for dowry.

A Nagpur police team came down to Bangalore and arrested Nishwant from Amrutahalli on Thursday morning.

Misuse of domestic LPG

The City police recently arrested owner of a private garage from Yeshwanthpur for misusing domestic gas cylinders.

Khaleel, 42, a resident of Subedar Palya in Yeshwanthpur is the arrested. Khaleel runs a garage, S S Motors, in Diwanara Palya.

Acting on information that he was illegally refilling gas from cooking gas cylinders meant for domestic use to vehicles at exorbitant rates, the police raided his garage and arrested him.

Curbs on sale of liquor

City Police Commissioner B G Jyothi Prakash Mirji, has imposed restriction on the sale of liquor on September 23 and 24 in certain areas in the City on account of Ganesha idol immersion.

The restrictions would be in force in Shivajinagar, Bharathinagar, Commercial Street, Pulikeshi Nagar, D J Halli, Hennur, K G Halli, Banasawadi, Ulsoor police station limits in the East Division and J C Nagar, Hebbal, R T Nagar, Sanajay Nagar police station limits in the North Division. The restriction will be in force from 6 am on Sunday to 6 pm on Monday.

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