Maharashtra: Woman accuses husband, in-laws of injecting HIV virus, no arrests made – Times Now

Maharashtra: Woman accuses husband, in-laws of injecting HIV virus, no arrests made – Times Now

However, the police have registered a case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code. 

However, the police have registered a case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code. &nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspThinkstock

Mumbai: A 27-year-old woman has accused her husband and his parents, for injecting human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) into her system. The woman in the police complaint mentioned that this extreme was taken to enable a divorce between the couple. 

According to a report by the Hindustan Times, the woman is the resident of the Pimple Saudagar area, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Maharashtra. The two had been married since April 2015. The complainant is a housewife while her husband worked as a homeopathic medical practitioner at the Global Hospital.

Senior police inspector Satish Mane of Wakad police station told the national daily that the complainant had undergone tests in January this year, where she was declared HIV positive. Meanwhile, the complainant alleged that in October 2017, her husband had put her on intervenous drip through which he had injected the virus. 

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The police officials have asked for the blood tests of the woman, in order to check how the infection was transmitted, through bloodstream or via sexual intercourse. However, the police claimed to the national daily that the accused cannot be arrested until they get an expert opinion on the same. 

Adding to this, the woman has also alleged that her husband’s family asked for money from her parents and she obliged. The money demands kept on increasing and later she denied to oblige any such demands. After which allegedly her husband began abusing her physically and mentally. 

However, the police have registered a case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code.