Gurgaon: Suraj Chaudhary, husband of international shooter Varsha Tomar, was arrested here for dowry harassment, police said today.
He was presented in the court of Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate (ACJM) Rajesh Sharma.
He was sent to police custody for one day.
“We are interrogating accused for recovery of jewellry and other valuables given at the time of marriage by victim’s parents,” investigation officer Balwan Singh Gulia told.
A case of dowry harassment, criminal intimidation and criminal breach of trust was registered against Tomar’s husband, Suraj Chaudhary and her mother-in-law, Tushtata Chaudhary, was registered Wednesday at DLF City Phase I police station.
Tomar, won several gold and silver medals in national and international shooting events, said in her complaint that she was not allowed to go for practice sessions
Tomar married Chaudhary, a native of Uttar Pradesh and a Noida-based lawyer, in December 2011.
At the time of marriage, the first information report FIR said, Tomar’s in-laws promised her that she could pursue her shooting career but they stopped her from stepping out of the house.
Suraj lives with his brother in Noida and his accused mother is living at their ancestral village in Shyamli district of Uttar Pradesh.
According to police, complainant Varsha Tomar is living in Value Estate here on Gurgaon-Faridabad road.