Case Registered Against Thane Couple For Manhandling Woman

Thane, 4th January 2023: The police have filed a case against a couple for manhandling and insulting a woman in Thane. The incident took place in Thane, Kalwa area, on Monday when a man and his wife insulted their female neighbour and physically pushed her aside. The accused also allegedly manhandled the complainant’s husband and son when they intervened.

According to the woman’s police complaint, the complainant saw her neighbour’s two daughters fighting over ice cream and asked her neighbour to look after them, upon which, the neighbour and his wife got angry and insulted the woman and manhandled her.

A case was registered against the accused couple under IPC sections 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) and 34 (common intention).