BIGAMY

  • China arrests legislator with 4 wives, 10 children December 16, 2012

    Beijing: Chinese authorities have arrested a legislator found to have four wives. A district official in the northern province of Shanxi said Li Junwen also had 10 children, and had been detained on suspicion of document forgery. Bigamy is a criminal offence in China, while rules restrict most couples to just...
  • Probe ordered into Cong MLA Rumi assault case July 2, 2012

    Karimganj/Guwahati: A magisterial inquiry has been ordered into the assault on Congress MLA Rumi Nath and her second husband at a Karimganj hotel which sparked off violent protests and bandh in south Assam's Barak Valley. Karimganj Deputy Commissioner Debeswar Malakar on Monday ordered the inquiry into the incident. The report of...
  • Assam: Violence breaks out over assault on Rumi July 2, 2012

    Karimganj/Guwahati: The assault on Congress MLA Rumi Nath sparked off violent protests and a bandh in south Assam's Barak Valley on Sunday as police resorted to lathicharge and apprehended five persons involved in the attack. Tension prevailed for the second day in Barak Valley over the assault of the MLA and...
  • Assam: Mob tried to rape me, says MLA Rumi July 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Congress MLA from Borkhola, Assam, thirtythreeyearold Rumi Nath on Sunday said that the hundredstrong mob that surrounded her and thrashed her outside a Karimganj hotel on Friday night even attempted to rape her. A badly bruised Rumi Nath told mediapersons, "The attackers misbehaved with me. They even tried to...
  • Facebook 'friend' offer exposes man's other wife March 10, 2012

    Seattle: Facebook's automatic efforts to connect users through "friends" they may know recently led two Washington women to find out they were married to the same man, at the same time. That led to the man, corrections officer Alan L O'Neill, being slapped with bigamy charges. According to charging documents filed Thursday,...
  • Fresh autopsy of Goa ministers partner ordered June 1, 2010

    Panaji: A subdivisional magistrate on Tuesday ordered a fresh autopsy of Goa Tourism Minister Mickky Pacheco's alleged paramour who died after consuming rat poison. The police are asking why 28yearold Nadia Torreado took poison. She died in Chennai on Sunday, 15 days after consuming the poison. In response to...
  • Betrayed Afghan girl's fight: Army Chief reacts January 15, 2009

    New Delhi: The Army Chief has finally reacted on the allegations of Sabra Ahmadzai, an Afghan woman who claims to have been deserted by her husband, an Indian Army Major. Twentyyearold Sabra has travelled all the way to India, carrying with her photographs of her marriage to Major Chandrasekhar Pant, who...
  • Betrayed Afghan girl takes on Indian Army Major January 11, 2009

    New Delhi: The story of Sabra, a 20yearold Afghan interpreter, is all about extraordinary willpower. Sabra hasnt studied beyond class XII, but she is in India taking on her estranged Major Chandrasekhar Pant, who, she alleges, deceived and deserted her three weeks after marrying her in Kabul. The Afghan girl was barely...
  • I can have as many women as I want: Goa minister January 7, 2009

    Panaji: Rejecting his estranged wife's allegation of bigamy, Goa Tourism Minister Francisco alias Mickky Pacheco on Tuesday said he could have as many women as he wanted though he was married to only one. The outspoken Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) legislator said the allegation of bigamy made by his wife...
  • Sobhraj's new love could spell legal trouble for him July 7, 2008

    New Delhi: Notorious serial killer Charles Sobhraj recently revealed plans to marry a woman 44 years younger to him. Twentyyearold, Nihita Biswas, an interpreter for Sobhrajs French lawyer, says shes unperturbed by his past or the age gap between the two of them. I love this 44year gap because with age...