BENGALURU: Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal has been accused of dowry harassment by his dentist wife Priya Bansal , who filed a case against him and her in-laws at the Koramangala police station here, police said on Thursday.
She also alleged that the e-commerce pioneer owner has been harassing her to transfer all properties in her name to his ownership. "Sachin Bansal's wife has filed a dowry harassment case against him," confirmed Madiwala Assistant Commissioner of Police Kari Basavanagowda . The investigating officer said a probe was underway and Bansal has not been arrested yet.
"Post wedding, it was decided that I will stay with my husband. Before the wedding, in-laws visited my home and asked for more dowry. My husband and in-laws have been giving me mental and physical torture for dowry. When my sister Radhika Goyal was in Delhi, Sachin had sexually assaulted her. Sachin had tried to transfer all properties in my name to his name and when I refused, Sachin physically assaulted me on October 20, 2019. I have been tortured mentally and physically by in-laws for dowry," Priya Bansal alleged in the FIR.
Priya, 35, alleged that her father splurged Rs 50 lakh on her wedding and additionally gave Rs 11 lakh to 38-year-old Bansal. She said as a consequence of her rejection to transfer ownership of the property in her name, the Bansal family started harassing her.
"We are yet to interrogate the family since they are out of station and the investigation is on. Cannot reveal more info on investigation. Case has been registered under 498a or husband's family inflicting cruelty and driving victim to suicide or cause grave injury and 314 DP act," a police official said. (IANS)