President Pratibha Patils nephew Rahul G Patil is under investigation by the Bangalore Police in a dowry harassment case. Hailing from Uttar Pradesh and a resident of Navi Mumbai, Prachi Singh Patil has filed a 498 (A) case against her husband Rahul G Patil and his family in Byappanahalli police station under the jurisdiction of which she stays now with her brother.
Prachi came to limelight recently when she got an auto driver arrested for misbehaving with her.
According to police, Prachi has not made any reference of her relationship with the President anywhere in her dowry complaint . It is true that Prachi is a relative of the President. But she has not mentioned the Presidents name at any stage. She lodged the complaint months ago and an investigation is on, said Byappanahalli police Inspector K V Srinivas.
Prachi married Rahul in 2007. She said in her complaint that their married life was fine till mid 2008 after which problems started cropping up between the two. She alleged that even Rahuls parents harassed her, forcing her to lodge a complaint against them in Mumbai before she came to Bangalore to stay with her brother , a software
engineer who stays in C V Raman Nagar.
The problems continued even after she shifted to Bangalore.
Prachi said in her complaint that Rahul and his family even came to Bangalore and harassed her for dowry following with she filed the case of dowry harassment at Byappanahalli police station.
Acting on the complaint filed by Prachi, a team of Bangalore police visited Mumbai and Jalgaon where Rahul and family were staying, but had to return empty handed, as the entire family was missing. Sources said Rahul is in South Korea while his family has also left India.
When media contacted Prachi, she refused to comment.
Even Nephew of President of India demanded Dowry ? why not other ordinery citizens….?