IAS officer accuses IPS husband of domestic violence

The complaint was lodged with the Hare Street Police Station in central Kolkata.

Published: January 11, 2014 12:37 am

A senior IAS official Friday lodged a complaint of domestic violence and dowry against her husband, a senior IPS official in the state. The complaint was lodged with the Hare Street Police Station in central Kolkata.

According to police sources, Archana Meena, a senior IAS official of the West Bengal cadre lodged a complaint against her husband Rishikesh Meena, a senior IPS official, accusing him on domestic violence and dowry charges.

While Archana is posted as a secretary in backward welfare department, her husband is posted in the armed police. Both the officers could not be reached for comments.

When inquired about the matter Joint CP (Crime) Pallab Kanti Ghosh said, “We have received a complaint regarding this matter. We are yet to do the questioning. We have started an investigation”.

A police official said the case will be investigated by the women grievance cell of the detective department of Kolkata Police.

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