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Doctor booked for throwing hot tea at wife in Maha's Thane

Press Trust of India  |  Thane 

A doctor has been booked for allegedly throwing hot tea at his wife in Nagar area of Maharashtra's district, police said today.

The woman, a with a hospital, suffered burn injuries to her chest and groin area following which she filed a police complaint, the said.

The woman, in her complaint, has stated that the couple, who were married 11 years ago and had two children, would have frequent quarrels.

She had applied for divorce, which was pending in a court, and had also filed a criminal complaint against her husband in 2016 for harassing her, the said.

"On Sunday morning, she wanted to accompany her husband to a programme but the latter got annoyed and threw hot tea on her," the said quoting the complaint.

He added that a case had been registered under section 337 (causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code at Nagar police station.

No arrest has been made in this connection, the official informed.

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First Published: Mon, August 06 2018. 23:20 IST