Husband arrested for torturing teacher wife in Odisha

Last Updated: Sunday, September 1, 2013 - 11:59

Cuttack: A man was arrested from Abhinav Bidanasi area under Markat Nagar police station of Cuttack city for allegedly beating and torturing his wife, who works as a teacher in a Government school.

On the basis of a written complaint filed by the lady teacher, the Mahila police arrested Chandrakant Sarangi under sections of IPC yesterday. Sarangi was sent to jail after his bail plea was rejected.

Quoting the FIR, police said the couple had married 12 years ago and they have a seven-year-old son. Teacher Jayanti Rath in her FIR has alleged that instead of doing anything for a living, Chandrakant operates her bank debit card and takes possession of her entire salary.

"He often returns home late in inebriated state and beats me up picking up silly matters and even questions on my character," the FIR said.
It was alleged that on August 16, Chandrakant attacked Jayanti with a stick and serously injured her after she had blocked her debit card, police said adding that Jayanti had reported the matter at Markat Nagar police station on the same day.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, September 1, 2013 - 11:59

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