Jharsuguda: Deputy Collector of Boudh, Sarat Chandra Bag was arrested and forward to court on Tuesday for allegedly torturing his wife.

As per the reports, a team of Jharsuguda police has arrested Bag and had interrogated him in this case.

Earlier, On Saturday his wife had complaint with BTM Police outpost in Jharsuguda, alleged that she spotted her husband with another woman and a relative in a car near bus stand at 12.15 on Saturday. She followed them to a Dhaba near Kolabira and then to a house near Jharsuguda Engineering school, where she recorded them drinking liquor. Bag, on being alerted to her presence, got up and started hitting her, she claimed in her complaint. Based on her complaint Jharsuguda Polcie registered a Case and investigated the matter.

Jharsuguda Superintendent of Police Rahul PR said, “We have arrested Bag and forwarded to court based on the complaint that he was indulging cruelty on his wife. After investigation on this case there was evidence that he manhandled her, so he was arrested and forwarded today.”