Court orders seizure of ex-armyman’s revolver (Lead)

June 6th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed police to seize the personal revolver of a retired military officer on the plea of his wife alleging that her husband was threatening her.

Justice Vipin Sanghi also directed the station house officer of C.R. Park in south Delhi to provide protection to the woman as and when she sought police assistance.

The petitioner married the retired captain in 1990. The couple has two children.

The petitioner also sought the cancellation of the licence of the revolver issued to her husband.

The woman’s counsel told the court that she had left her house in C.R. Park, which was co-owned by her along with her husband, and now she was staying in a relative’s house in Kalkaji in south Delhi.

The petitioner claimed that she lodged a complaint against her husband with the arms licensing department and the crime against women cell of police but no action was taken.

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