What is happening to the men these days? As if the ongoing issues were not enough with rape and murders then the men are resorting to assaulting their own women.
Bollywood yesteryear actress Rati Agnihotri became the latest victim of domestic violence. Rati on March 14th lodged a complaint of domestic violence at the police station against her husband, Anil Virmani.
Senior police inspector, Worli police station, Vinay Kulkarni said, "The case is a domestic matter and investigations are under way. Virmani has complied with every request made by the police. On Saturday, he came to the station in the evening and recorded his statement."
They have registered the case under Sections 498 (harassment to a married woman), 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt), 506 (criminal intimidation) and 350 (criminal force) of the Indian Penal Code.
Along with Rati, four other people including the household's helps recorded their statements. Vinay added, "In her complaint, she said her husband had beaten her up on March 7 over a dispute."
This is not the first time this is happening, actress Preity Zinta too had lodged a complaint against her ex beau, Ness Wadia for threatening to make her disappear as well as physical assault.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan who is happily married to Abhishek Bachchan was also a victim once, at which point her parents intervened and lodged a complaint against Salman Khan for vandalizing their property.
Cases like these have time and again been cropping up in the Bollywood industry and so far about 6 Bollywood actresses have been victims to domestic violence.
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On Saturday, March 14th Rati Agnihotri approached the Worli police to file a domestic violence case against her husband.
Preity Zinta in 2014 accused her ex beau Ness Wadia of physical assault and threatening to make her disappear as well.
Actress Yukta Mookhey on July 5th, 2013 filed an FIR against her husband Prince Tuli for alleged domestic violence. She reported that he used to often beat her up.
Kangana was having an affair with Aditya who is 20 years senior to her but things turned bad when she filed a complaint against him for her allegedly roughed her up.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Aishwarya's parents lodged a complaint against the actor accusing him to be stalking their daughter as well as vandalizing their property.
Zeenat Aman had a troubled life in both her marriages, her first husband Sanjay Khan left a permanent scar on her eye, while her second husband Mazhar Khan harassed her physically