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Mar 21, 2012 at 01:09pm IST

Rajasthan: Woman forced to strip to save husband

Jaipur: A woman was allegedly forced to strip by her relatives who had threatened to kill her husband in Banswara district of Rajasthan.

"The alleged incident occurred on March 13 at Nathpura village, under Kuhsalgarh police station circle, where the woman along with her husband had gone to her maternal home to attend a function", Banswara SP Amandeep Singh said on Wednesday.

The husband, Prem Singh, alleged in his complaint that at the function, Kunji Hariya and Ekan, his wife Kali's relatives threatened to kill him as they had an old dispute with him, police said.

Rajasthan: Woman forced to strip to save husband

The husband said that the incident occurred after her relatives threatened to kill him over an old dispute.

"Seeing her husband in trouble, Kali requested them not to harm him but let them go. The two relatives then put a condition that she strip before them before they were let off", he said referring to the FIR.

"Kali, as per the claim of her husband, did this to save him", SP said.

On court's directives a case was registered against the relatives under sections 323, 341, 504, 506 of IPC, on Tuesday evening.

"We are investigating the matter to ascertain whether the claim has any basis and then appropriate action will be taken if anyone is found guilty", the SP added.

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