‘Tortured’ woman seeks Odisha police help

Reported by Santosh Jagdev
Bhubaneswar, July 30:

A 49-year-old woman of Unit- VI area in Odisha’s capital city today approached the Mahila Police station seeking action against her husband and in-laws for allegedly harassing her physically and mentally for years.

The lady, Soubhagini Nayak, lodged a formal complaint the with Mahila Police station saying her husband Suryakant Nayak (57)- who is now posted as an executive at the Meteorological Department in Imphal- and her in-laws had been subjecting her to physical and mental harassment from day one of her marriage.

“Suryakant and his family member used to beat her up regularly over small family matters and treat her very badly” said an officer of the Mahila police station, quoting from the complaint filed by the victim.

“We are investigating into the matter and we have already registered a case under section 498 (A) of IPC,” the lady officer said.

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