Pakistani woman files dowry case against Indian husband

A Pakistani woman has filed a police complaint against her Indian husband alleging that she is being subjected to domestic violence over dowry demand.

PTI| Last Updated: May 08, 2014, 15:49 PM IST

Bareilly: A Pakistani woman has filed a police complaint against her Indian husband alleging that she is being subjected to domestic violence over dowry demand.

Iram, a Lahore resident had married Mohammed Athar, residing here, nearly six years ago.

According to the complaint, soon after marriage, Athar started to demand dowry of Rs 10 lakh which Iram did not give following which she was subjected to domestic violence, police said.

When things became out of control, she called her father from Pakistan who accompanied her to the police.

Athar had also lied about her job at the time of marriage, police said, adding, he had allegedly claimed that he was a software engineer posted in Chandigarh whereas he got a job in a local meat factory recently.

The police has registered a case against Athar and his mother.