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MUMBAI MIRROR

Article Summary   by:ILADESAI    
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Dowry torture takea a son to go against his own father and grand parents A, 10 years old boy, was compelled to drag his own father and grand parents to court for torturing his own mother on the ground of dowry . Junaid Razak Mehtar, revealed to Mumbai Mirror, that his mother Yashmin was not provided with foods. They were beating her. His complaints to Police held no weight. Under the circumstances, he filed a private complaint at Metropolitan Courtat Andheri on 10th September, against his father, grand parent and uncles. She was regularly tortured mentally as well as physically , An order was issued by the Magistrate to investigate the matter and file FIR. On 12th Sept a case was registered against all the nine accused demanding dowry . Police arrested his father Abdul Mohammed Jamal and his uncle Noor Mohammed Jamal. But soon they were released on bail . Junaid, a class IV student of an English Medium School, at Santacruz, revealed to Mumbai Mirror that his mother was harassed by his father and grand parents for the last five years . He had seen his mother bleeding after receiving severe injury by their family members .
. According to him his father was a bad person. He had thrown his wife and son out of his house at Jogeshwari in the month of August, 2006 . He had gathered up the courage and reported the entire story to one of his uncle called Ibrahim, who directed him to approach a lawyer for lodging a complaint in the magistrate court . Being a small child, who has seen injustice to his mother all these days and was ready to do any thing to punish them .According to him Local Police too did favour his family and never helped him against his complaints .Yasmin too had the similar experience . His grand parents had threatened to pour kerosene on his mother .His father had ordered his wife to get Rs.1,00,000/- as dowry from her parents .He too claimed scooter from his in laws . When asked by the Court , the boy very fluently replied that he wanted his father to be punished . 000000000
Published: November 15, 2006   
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