Dowry harassment case against Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal


Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal’s wife Priya Bansal has filed a dowry harassment case against him. 

As per reports, the FIR filed in Koramangala police station names 4 persons of Bansal family including Sachin himself. They are namely: his father Satprakash Aggarwal, mother Kiran Bansal and brother Nitin Bansal.

The couple got married in 2008. In her complaint Priya alleges that the Bansal family have been harassing her family over dowry since the beginning of their wedding.

According to her, in their wedding, her father had to spend over 50 lakh rupees and on top of that, 11 lakh rupees was also given in cash to Sachin.

Priya, a dentist by profession, said in her report that Sachin allegedly physically assaulted her & pressurised her on October last year to hand over their joint properties solely to him.  When she refused to transfer the properties to Sachin, his parents and his brother also allegedly harassed her. She also accused her husband for sexually harassing her sister.

An FIR has been filed under two sections of the Indian Penal Code- 498A (dowry harassment), 34 (criminal intent) and and under section 3 and 4 of the Dowry Prohibition Act.


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