Advocate held for 'harassing' wife

Advocate held for 'harassing' wife

Vijayanagar police have arrested an advocate for allegedly assaulting his wife and damaging properties of a rehabilitation centre in the city, on Wednesday.

The arrested has been identified as Balakrishna. According to the police, Balakrishna’s wife who was assaulted on Tuesday night had sought shelter at Odanadi Rehabilitation Centre in the city.

On Wednesday morning, Balakrishna in an inebriated condition hit the gate of the rehabilitation centre, damaged windows, furniture and also assaulted his wife and a few other inmates.

According to sources, Balakrishna had suspected the fidelity of his wife and used to harass her mentally and physically. Unable to bear the torture, his wife decided to leave the house. Vijayanagar police have taken Balakrishna into custody.

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