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Iranian woman files case against Australian husband in Pune

The two met through mutual friends a few years ago and got married in 2015. However, they have been living apart for the past eight months, according to her complaint.

pune Updated: May 29, 2018 19:53 IST
Shalaka Shinde
Shalaka Shinde
Hindustan Times, Pune
An Iranian woman has filed a case against her husband over unreasonable sexual demands from her. The 31-year old complainant is married to an Australian man and lives with him in Kalyani nagar.
An Iranian woman has filed a case against her husband over unreasonable sexual demands from her. The 31-year old complainant is married to an Australian man and lives with him in Kalyani nagar.(HT PHOTO )
         

An Iranian woman has filed a case against her husband over unreasonable sexual demands from her. The 31-year old complainant is married to an Australian man and lives with him in Kalyani nagar.

The two met through mutual friends a few years ago and got married in 2015. However, they have been living apart for the past eight months, according to her complaint.

“They have been fighting for some time now. She has complained about incidents that happened eight months ago,” said Rohini Shewale, assistant police inspector (API), Yerawada police station. He would demand unnatural sex at random hours. Upon resistance, he would either turn verbally abusive or physically violent, she told the police.“Both of them have been in the country for the past six years. While she had come here initially on a student visa, he is in India on a business visa. He owns a road construction-related business in the city,” said Shewale.The police looked for him at his office in the city but the 40-year-old businessman was not there. The police have reported the matter to the foreign registration office (FRO).

A case under Section 377 (unnatural offences), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) and 506(1) (criminal intimidation) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered at Yerawada police station against the Australian national. The police are on a lookout for him.

The case was registered on Thursday when the woman filed a complaint. Subsequently, she underwent medical tests.

First Published: May 29, 2018 16:55 IST

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