MLA Sambhaji Patil accused of dowry harassment

MLA Sambhaji Patil accused of dowry harassment

Submitted by alvin on Mon, 2016-06-06 13:27 Belagavi: Independent MLA from Belgaum and Maharashtra Ekikaran Samiti leader, Sambhaji Patil has been accused of dowry harassment by his daughter-in-law.On Saturday, Sheetal Patil (34), wife of Sagar Patil, has lodged a complaint with Women police station here accusing MLA, his wife Ujjwala S Patil and son Sagar Patil of harassing her to bring Rs 50 lakh. She has also named ten others – Patil’s family members – in the complaint.According to the complaint, Sheetal married Sagar May 30, 2011 but the couple had no children. She was being tortured by her in-laws to bring dowry and on April 19, 2016 she was sent to her maternal home allegedly to bring Rs 50 lakh.  She has alleged in the complaint that Sagar married another girl while she was away. Patil’s family threatened her of dire consequences if she disclosed the matter.However, MLA Patil said that he was not aware of the details of the complaint.