Cinema theatre owner, father arrested for polygamy
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Last Updated: Sunday, February 21, 2010, 21:27
Hyderabad: A man and his father, who were on run for the past few days for allegedly cheating and harassing three women, were arrested by Visakhapatnam police.

A special police team arrested V B Rambabu (74), owner of a cinema theatre and his son Jagadish Kumar (47) in Chennai yesterday and brought them to Visakhapatnam this morning, a senior police official said.

"The duo were arrested at Chennai and produced before a magistrate in Visakhapatnam today who sent them to judicial remand till March 4," Visakhapatnam Commissioner of Police said over phone.

In the complaint lodged in II-town police station in Visakhapatnam city, the women alleged that Jagdish cheated them after marrying all the three of them and used to harass along with his father.

Rambabu and Jagadish who were at large were planning to take shelter in Bangalore, an investigating official said adding following complaints by three women, the duo were booked for cheating and harassing women while Jagadish was also charged for rape, intimidation and wrongful confinement.

Further investigations are on, police added.

Earlier, AP Mahila Samakhya activists held a sit-in Visakhapatnam demanding action against Jagadish and Rambabu and seizure of their assets and alleged that Jagdish had married seven women.


First Published: Sunday, February 21, 2010, 21:27

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