The district police have booked the in-laws of Moga member of legislative assembly (MLA) Joginderpal Jain’s daughter, Rohini, after she lodged a complaint against her in-laws about dowry demand, on Sunday. The accused have been identified as Gaurav Jindal, husband of Jain’s daughter, and Urmila Jindal, mother-in-law, both residents of Patiala.
The victim stated in her complaint that she got married to Gaurav in 2005 and her parents had given dowry as per their status but her in-laws were demanding more dowry. “On October 30, 2013, my husband and mother-in-law had beaten me demanding more dowry.” Rohini said.
She said that her in-laws had also threatened to kill her parents. Darshan Singh, station house officer (SHO), Moga south police station, avoided sharing the details claiming it to be a high-profile case.
Meanwhile, a case has been registered under Sections 498-A (husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty), 406 (punishment for criminal breach of trust), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) and 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) at south Moga police station.