Actress Rati Agnihotri, who is remembered mainly for her role in the 1981 blockbuster ‘Ek Duje Ke Liye’, filed a complaint with police in Mumbai. On March 14 the actress lodged a complaint accusing her husband of domestic violence and intimidation.
S Jaykumar, deputy police commissioner (zone-III) said, “Rati Agnihotri, who married Anil Virwani in 1985 filed complaint against him on March 14 saying he had mentally tortured her besides assaulting her physically”.
Mr. Jaykumar further said, “A case has been registered against Virwani under IPC sections 498A (husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 350 (use of criminal force) and 506 (criminal intimidation)”.
The actress stays in south Mumbai Mumbai’s Worli area with her architect-businessman husband and actor son Tanuj. According to her complaint she had been suffering the violence for a long time.
Mr. Jaykumar said, “She did not mention any specific reason as to why her husband tortured and thrashed her”. He also added, “We will investigate the case and appropriate action would be initiated.”
On March 7 the actress had orally complained to police showing abrasions on hands due to the alleged beating by her husband said the police sources.
Police said, Anil Virwani’s business was not doing well. This could be one of the reasons for him to lose his temper