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Two judges arrested; sent to judicial custody

india Updated: Jun 20, 2009 12:53 IST

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A father-son duo, both judges in Andhra Pradesh, were arrested and remanded to judicial custody by a local court in connection with a dowry harassment case.

T Kiran Kumar, a junior civil judge of Anantapur who was under suspension and his father T Narasimha Rao, a district judge working at Mahaboobnagar were arrested following charges of dowry harassment by T Shashikala, wife of Kiran Kumar.

The duo, along with mother of Kiran Kumar, were arrested yesterday and produced in 13th Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate at Nampally criminal court that remanded them to 14 days judicial custody.

T Shashikala, wife of Kiran Kumar, who got married in 2005, had lodged a complaint of dowry harassment at the Women Police station in Central Crime Station (CCS), DCP (detective department) R S Praveen Kumar said today.

In her complaint, Shashikala charged that even after two years of their marriage, her husband and in-laws began
harassment demanding additional dowry, he said.