Jajpur, September 27 (LocalWire): The police arrested three persons in village Dhaneswar under Korei police station in Jajpur district after a video of the in-laws abusing and assaulting their daughter-in-law on the road went viral on the social media.
The police registered a case after a formal complaint was made by the victim Sanjana against her in-laws Nabin Behera (62), and Sanrtlata Behera (58), and husband Ganeswar Behera (30).
The couple was married three years back and has a year old son.
Sanjana was allegedly tortured by her mother-in-law and husband over dowry.
On Wednesday, the in-laws dragged her out from the house and assaulted her on the village road.
“After investigation, we arrested all the accused persons under section 307 (attempted murder), 498-A (husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty) and under Dowry Prevention Act,” Korei police station inspector-in-charge Ranjit Mohanty said.
“The victim had once consumed poison over the issue and was hospitalised. We are investigating the case. All the three accused persons were produced in the local court on Thursday. The court rejected their bail applications and remanded them in judicial custody,” he stated.