Woman judge lodges complaint of dowry harassment

KATNI (MP): A woman judge has lodged a complaint against her in-laws alleging dowry harassment and demands for Rs one crore, police said on Thursday.

Madhuri Raj Lal is posted as Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) in the district court here.

In her complaint to the Madhav Nagar Police Station, she alleged that her in-laws were harrassing her and her parents since a year for bringing Rs one crore as dowry, the police station incharge Manbharan Prajapati told reporters.

The judge got married in the year 1994 to a doctor N R Lal. However, he passed away last year.

The complaint was lodged against father-in-law H K Lal, mother-in-law Nirvati Lal and brother-in-law Bhavesh Lal, police said.

A case under various sections of the Dowry Act was registered against them, police said adding the accused persons are absconding and further probe is on.

Source: The Times of India

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