An IPS officer posted in Mizoram was booked for allegedly harassing his wife for dowry.

The officer, Milind Mahadev Dubare, who hails from neighbouring Chandrapur district, is the Superintendent of Police at Sarchit district of the north-eastern State. His parents and family members reside at Chandrapur, the police said.

According to the complaint lodged by Milind Dubare’s wife Shilpa, he and his family members allegedly used to harass her for bringing Rs 2 lakh from her parents since their marriage in 2007.

They used to beat her often for not fulfilling the demand, Ms. Shilpa, who hails from Frezerpura here, alleged in the complaint registered on February 10, the police said.

Besides Mr. Milind Dubare, she has named her in-laws and brother-in-law in the complaint.

They have been booked under IPC Sections 498A (husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty), 506 (criminal intimidation) and 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention, among others, the police said.