Agarwar family member denies allegations of dowry, molestation

Subscribe to Oneindia News

Pune, Mar 11 (UNI) The brother of a leading city-based builder and hotelier Ram Kumar Agarwal today refuted allegations levelled against him, his son Ajay and other family members by his daughter-in-law Priya, a Dutch citizen, about dowry and molestation.

Talking to reporters here, B K Agarwal, brother of the main accused Ram Kumar said, ''Priya had made a typical fabricated case against my family to gain media attention to extort money from a high-profile family''.

He said she was always demanding and made Ajay buy expensive gifts for herself. He alleged that Priya hated Indians and Indianess. She always behaved in a high-handed manner and insulted Ajay and his family.

Mr Agarwal also alleged that she was so proud of being a Dutch citizen that she chose to live on a life-long visa, rather than apply for an Indian passport after the marriage.

Ajay and Priya, the daughter of Y K Bali, a Dutch national of Indian Origin, were married on January 29 last year. Last week, she registered a complaint with Band Garden Police Station accusing Ajay, Ram Kumar and two other family members of subjecting her to physical and mental torture for dowry.

Priya also accused her father-in-law of trying to outrage her modesty and mother-in-law of misappropriating her diamond jewellery.

All the four suspects, named by her, were booked under section of Dowry Prohibition Act. But they have been absconding since March 7.

UNI SP SSS RR BD2157

Please Wait while comments are loading...