Patna: A woman has filed a case of sexual assault against her IPS father-in-law and lodged complaints of domestic violence and torture for dowry against her husband and in-laws family.
The mother of two children lodged FIR against father-in-law Mohammad Mansoor Ahmad, IPS, currently posted in BMP (Bihar Military Police) at Jamui, with the Phulwarisharif police station alleging sexual assault yesterday.
"I have directed Deputy Superintendent of Police Phulwarisharif to investigate the matter," Senior Superintendent of Police Patna Vikash Vaibhav told PTI today.
The woman has complained of domestic violence and torture for dowry against her husband and his family and sexual assault under IPC 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty), Station House Office (SHO) of Phulwarisharif police station said.
The lady, married to one S M Danish of Digha locality in Patna in 2010, alleged in her complaint that the in-laws were angry with her after she gave birth to two girls and were conspiring to marry her husband to another girl.
Meanwhile, the husband's family has lodged a counter-complaint against her with Digha police station.
DSP Phulwarisharif Mohammad Imtiaz, entrusted with the probe, said he was investigating the matter in the light of both the FIRs.