The Vadodara police on Wednesday booked a person for alleged home violence, felony intimidation and obscenity after he threatened his 21-year-old “spouse” in Manjalpur space of town on Tuesday.
The person is out on bail in an earlier case of kidnapping the girl when she was a minor.
BG Chetariya, inspector of Manjalpur police station, the place the case was filed, stated, “The lady who’s now 21 filed a criticism and informed us that the accused went to her residence on Tuesday and threatened her father to withdraw the case filed in opposition to him in 2016 when the lady was a minor.”
Based on police, the sufferer and the accused from completely different faiths have been in a “relationship” and eloped in 2016. The lady, a minor then, was rescued and the accused was booked for kidnapping and varied related sections of Safety of Kids Towards Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
Chetariya stated, “The lady was pregnant when she was discovered. She was reunited together with her household and has since not lived with the accused. He was additionally arrested within the earlier case filed by her father and launched on bail later, with the case pending trial. The complainant has a four-year-old daughter now and claims that the 2 bought married as soon as she turned 18…”
The accused has been detained and police are awaiting his Covid-19 experiences to arrest him. Chetariya stated that the police can also be awaiting the wedding certificates of the couple with a view to verify if the costs of home violence below Part 498(A) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) could be utilized.
“We’ll ebook the accused for felony intimidation below Part 506(2) of the IPC in addition to obscenity below part 294 of the IPC as he additionally hurled abuses on the complainant and her household. As soon as we get the wedding certificates as claimed by the complainant we are going to add prices of home violence accordingly,” Chetariya added.