Samajwadi Party corporator arrested

May 24th, 2008 - 9:27 pm ICT by admin  

Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) A Samajwadi Party corporator Mahesh Shukla was arrested here Saturday in a dowry harassment case, said the police. His in-laws had registered the case against him in 2006 in Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao district, accusing him of beating and torturing his wife for not bringing enough dowry.

“Shukla, a corporator from the Daliganj ward in Lucknow, is also accused of having a second wife without giving divorce to his first wife based in Unnao,” said Ajit Singh Chauhan, a police official.

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