• search
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts

UP minister, family booked under Dowry Act

Written by: Staff
|

Lucknow, Feb 4: The police have booked Uttar Pradesh sports minister Ayodhya Prasad Pal and his six family members under the Dowry Act.

This came after chief judicial magistrate court in Chitrakoot district on Wednesday, Feb 3, ordered the police to lodge an FIR against the minister and his family for seeking Rs 50 lakh as dowry.

In its order, the court has directed the police to lodge an FIR against Ayodhya Prasad Pal, his son Om Dutt, brother Raj Kumar Pal, two daughters, the minister's wife and his brother's wife.

Speaking to reporters, police inspector CD Gaur said, "The case against the minister and six others under the Dowry Act was registered at the Karvi police station."

"As directed by the court, a team has been constituted to probe the case in which a doctor Prabal Pratap has alleged that the minister called off his son's marriage to his daughter because he could not get adequate dowry," he added.

OneIndia News

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Enable
x
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more