Thane: A man from Bhiwandi in Thane district of Maharashtra has been booked for allegedly harassing his wife for delivering a baby girl and demanding Rs 30,000 as “maintenance” from her parents for the child, police said on Saturday. Also Read - Maharashtra Man Booked For Giving Triple Talaq to Wife Over Phone
Besides the man, his parents were also booked under section 498A (Husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), an official said. Also Read - Arunachal Man Booked for Spreading Rumours About Coronavirus on Social Media
The woman (21) was harassed by the accused, identified as Dilshad Gaba Momin, Sonu Gaba Momin and Naushad Momin, for delivering a baby girl and was asked to bring Rs 30,000 from her parents towards “maintenance” of the child, the official said quoting the complaint. Also Read - Gurugram Man Booked For Raping Live-in Partner's 16-year-old Adopted Daughter, Investigation Underway
Police are yet to make any arrest in the case.