Sharmili Mallick

Cuttack: A man was arrested for allegedly posting obscene pictures of his wife and sending her derogatory messages on social media at Kerilo village under Nemalo police limits in Cuttack district on Wednesday.

Based on a complaint filed by the woman and her family members, the accused Bikash Ranjan Singh was arrested by the Nemalo police from Chintamanishwar area in Bhubaneswar.

According to reports, Bikash had performed court marriage with the woman some years back. However, after the accused tortured the woman physically and mentally for dowry, she decided to divorce Bikash.

Subsequently, a divorce case was under trial in a family court.

“After the woman lodged a complaint against Bikash, we launched a manhunt and nabbed the accused from Bhubaneswar,” informed Nemalo police station Inspector-in-Charge (IIC), Prabhat Kumar Mallick.

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