Woman ac­cuses hus­band of mor­ph­ing pho­tos

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - NAVI MUMBAI - Arvind Walmiki arvind.walmiki@hin­dus­tan­times.com

THANE: A 35-year-old woman from Ra­bodi has lodge a com­plaint against her hus­band for mor­ph­ing her pho­to­graphs and threat­en­ing to cir­cu­late them on the In­ter­net. The ac­cused is at large.

The woman, who got mar­ried for the sec­ond time a year ago, men­tioned in her com­plaint that her hus­band had taken Rs4.29 lakh from her. The ac­cused, iden­ti­fied as Ajay Chan­drakant Man­d­lik, 34, works with a pri­vate firm at Thane.

In her com­plaint, the woman said she mar­ried Man­d­lik a year ago and they have been hav­ing trou­ble in their re­la­tion­ship ever since. She said her hus­band has been threat­en­ing her over the mor­phed pho­to­graphs.

A po­lice of­fi­cer from Ra­bodi po­lice sta­tion said, “The com­plainant said she mar­ried Man­d­lik a year ago af­ter her first hus­band passed away. She said that her hus­band got hold of some of her mor­phed pho­to­graphs. He threat­ened to cir­cu­late them on an app-based mes­sen­ger to her fam­ily mem­bers if she did not give him money. The woman gave him Rs4.29 lakh in cash and jew­ellery.”

The of­fi­cer added that Man­d­lik did not delete the pho­to­graphs from the phone and also con­tin­ued to de­mand more money from the com­plainant. “It was af­ter he con­tin­ued to de­mand more money and re­fused to delete the pho­to­graphs, the woman fi­nally lodged a com­plaint on Thurs­day.”

K Cha­van, se­nior po­lice in­spec­tor, Ra­bodi po­lice sta­tion, said, “Man­d­lik has been charged un­der sec­tions 406 (pun­ish­ment for crim­i­nal breach of trust), 509 (word, ges­ture or act in­tended to in­sult the mod­esty of a woman) and rel­e­vant sec­tions of IT Act.”

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