Retd high court judge, family members found assaulting their daughter-in-law; CCTV footage viral
21, Sep 2019, 11:33 AM IST
New Delhi: In a shocking incident, Madras and Hyderabad high court's retired judge, Justice Nooty Rama Mohan Rao and his family members were seen physically abusing their daughter-in-law, Sindhu Sharma as she refused to provide dowry to her husband's family.
Justice Nooty Ramamohana Rao worked in the Hyderabad high court and in the Madras high court before he retired in 2017.
The Central Crime Station in Hyderabad has filed sections 498A (cruelty by husband and relatives), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) and 406 (criminal breach of trust) of the Indian Penal Code and Dowry Prohibition Act.
The police further said that sections 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) or 307 (attempt to murder) of IPC could be added to the existing case.