BJP leader''s son arrested for torturing wife over dowry

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Udaipur, Feb 25 (PTI) The son of a BJP leader has beenarrested for allegedly torturing his wife for dowry, policesaid today.

Richa, the daughter-in-law of local BJP leader KaranSingh Mogra alleged that her in-laws started harassing her fordowry soon after her marriage with their son Siddarth on 13February 2005, they said.

The woman lodged an FIR with Udaipur Police on 25August against her in-laws after they turned her out of thehouse in June last year when she failed to fulfill theirdemand of Rs 50 lakh.

After investigations police nabbed Richa''s husbandtoday and a local court sent him to police custody for twodays, they said, adding, her mother-in-law Sudha Mogra wasalso arrested yesterday but was released on bail today. PTICOR

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