Jamshedpur: Police here on Thursday arrested one Amit Kumar Sharma on charges of polygamy and dowry torture. They said the accused, a resident of Chhota Govindpur, got engaged to a girl at a Sakchi hotel despite being married.
When Sharma’s wife came to know of his intention to get married again, she called Sakchi women’s police officials at the hotel to stop her husband’s engagement.
Police said the girl’s family members had claimed that Sharma had demanded Rs 10 lakh in dowry from them. Sharma got married on 27th June last.