SI held for dowry ha­rass­ment

Deccan Chronicle - - CITY -

Hy­der­abad: An SI was ar­rested on Mon­day for do­mes­tic vi­o­lence and dowry ha­rass­ment by Malka­j­giri police. Laxma Reddy was serv­ing as SI at San­gareddy. He had mar­ried one Jyothi around two years back and had been ha­rass­ing her since then. “I re­cently went to my mother’s place for de­liv­ery and on re­turn­ing he started ha­rass­ing me say­ing that he does not want me and that he had found some­one and wants me to leave him,” said Jyothi Reddy. “He tried to mur­der me sev­eral times. My in-laws said they will kill me and that their son has a bet­ter dowry of­fer else­where and that I should leave with my son,” added Jyothi. Malka­j­giri in­spec­tor S. Janaki Reddy said they re­ceived a com­plaint against him in Novem­ber 2016 and had coun­selled the cou­ple at the Bharosa Cen­ter in Kushaiguda in vain. On Mon­day, police ar­rested Laxma Reddy for dowry ha­rass­ment and vi­o­lence.

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