In a recent development in the ongoing divorce battle, BJD MP Anubhav Mohanty has been charged under new sections of the IPC. Anubhav’s wife Varsha Priyadarshini has registered new cases against the member of parliament, under Sections 498A, 341, and 506 of the IPC. The charges have been levied on two of Mohanty’s associates as well.
Cuttack DCP Prateek Singh did not respond to media’s call neither responded to the messages regarding the case lodged against Anubhav Mohanty. Cuttack Police Commissioner Sudhanshu Sarangi, however, confirmed about the case registered against the husband.
As reported by India Today, in her complaint, Varsha Priyadarshini has alleged that Anubhav and two of his friends had locked her in a room in his house at Nandi Sahi in Cuttack on the night December 18. A police team then reached the house of the parliamentarian and rescued her.
Anubhav had been demanding Varsha to hand over one of the keys of her room which was opposed by the actress. Anubhav had then allegedly locked the room from outside and gave one of the keys to the security guard while keeping another himself.
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A day earlier on Friday, the actress had lodged another complaint against her husband, accusing him of trying to malign her character. She lodged the police complaint after a video of an argument between the couple went viral on social media.
Varsha Priyadarshini has also filed a domestic violence case at the Cuttack Sub-divisional Judicial Magistrate (SJDM) court on August 7 accusing the actor turned politician Anubhav Mohanty of torturing her physically and mentally.
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Prior to Varsha’s case, Anubhav had filed a divorce petition at the Patiala House Court in Delhi on July 6. Later on September 19, Varsha had moved the Supreme Court seeking transfer of the divorce petition to the Family Court in Cuttack.
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In a related development, Anubhav Mohanty has written to Director General of Police Abhay to investigate an audio clip involving his wife Varsha Priyadarshini and her sisters. BJD MP quoted,
I would sincerely request you to kindly save me and my family from being killed.