Goa lady magistrate booked for dowry harassment

A woman magistrate of a trial court is among three family members who have been booked in a dowry harassment case, police said on Wednesday.

IANS| Updated: Nov 05, 2014, 16:50 PM IST

Panaji: A woman magistrate of a trial court is among three family members who have been booked in a dowry harassment case, police said on Wednesday.

Judicial Magistrate First Class Dvijpal Patkar, her brother Dvajip Patkar, and mother Jaya Patkar have been accused of harassment, and physical and mental torture by the victim.

The victim, who is married to the judge's brother Dvajip Patkar, said her in-laws were demanding a dowry of Rs.25 lakh from her and her father for past six years.

The case was filed in Margao, 35 km from Panaji.