A man along with four members of his family was arrested from Bhiwandi in district for allegedly trying to murder his wife for not fulfilling their dowry demand, police said on Monday.
All the accused were arrested last night on the complaint lodged against them by Rana Parvin Sarfaraz Shaikh, said sub-inspector PB Choudhary of Bhoiwada police station. He said the incident had occurred on Saturday night when the accused persons allegedly tried to strangulate her while her husband tried to pull out her tongue, he said.
Police have booked them under sections 307 and 498A of IPC. They are identified as Sarfaraz Ismail Shaikh (31), Anjumara Ismail Shaikh (52), Ismail Bechu Shaikh (58), Shahnavaz Ismail Shaikh (26) and Ruksana (28), police said. According to police, the accused were pestering Rana to bring money from her parent’s house for buying a shop.