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Cop suspended after woman claims he married seven times

Press Trust of India  |  Thane 

A middle-aged in district was suspended today pending a departmental inquiry after it was revealed that he had married seven women over the last 28 years till 2014.

The action was taken against the constable, currently attached to station in Kalyan division, on a complaint lodged by a woman claiming to be one of his wives, a said today.

The name of the is withheld since the inquiry is being conducted against him, he said.

The said the matter came to light after the woman, who claimed to be the wife of the and currently working as a in Ambernath, approached higher officials against her husband.

During the inquiry, police found that the first married in 1986 and subsequently in 1992, 1993, 1995, 1998, 2007 and in 2014, the said.

He said the woman who approached the police claimed that the married her in 1992 and has cheated her by marrying other women.

Police found that two out of seven 'wives' of the had died over a period of time.

According to the officer, the women the married to hailed from in and around Thane.

Police are now trying to find out the reason behind the 'marrying' multiple times and how he managed to keep the marriages secret.

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First Published: Tue, January 09 2018. 18:30 IST