Irina had filed a complaint of physical torture in November 2018 and Sujjan has been booked under sections 406 and 498A of IPC.
As per the data, a total of 89,097 cases related to crimes against women was registered across India in 2018.
The victim, a resident of Kabirwala tehsil, was doused in petrol and set on fire by her husband and others on December 6.
Upset over alleged harassment by her husband’s family, a 26-year-old woman jumped to death from the 21st floor of an apartment block in Kothanur on Monday.
Being a woman in India is a complicated business.
Roughly 87,000 women and girls were murdered across the world in 2017, according to the United Nations.
The district women protection officer in each district under the woman and child development department (WCD) would be given additional charge as dowry prohibition officers.
The data also showed that there was an increase in crimes against senior citizens in 2017 (753) in comparison with 2016 (685), and also a spike in cyber crimes.
Local police in Austria announced Thursday that they had arrested her former husband, and an accomplice, who admitted carrying out the attempted murder.
The neighbours told police that Shazia's husband Sajjad Ahmad would torture her quite often and used to beat her with pipes and iron roads over petty domestic matters.
Based on her complaint, police filed a case against Ashraf under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005, on March 23.
The deceased Mamata's parents were hesitant to apply for financial assistance under the Kalyana Lakshmi scheme as they were illiterate and her husband was angry about this.
Shami is presently in the Caribbean islands as part of the Indian Test team which is playing the second Test of the two-match series against the West Indies.
Meanwhile, local residents said when Lekha was being transported to the hospital in an ambulance, she said Chandran was responsible for her fate. The statements were recorded by the police.
A US couple was arrested on suspicion of torture after investigators on Sunday discovered the grim conditions in which they had been keeping their children, ages two to 29.