Senior IAS from UP files complaint against her former husband for harasment and threats
The compiant has been filed by Shubhra Saxena who is posted in Lucknow. The incident took place on March 5, when Saxena and her daughter had gone to Kanpur to meet her friend Neha Sharma, the District Magisterate (DM) of Kanpur district in UP when her husband allegedly followed and threatened her
Senior IAS officer, Shubhra Saxena, filed a police complaint against her former husband, Shashank Gupta, alleging that he had harassed and threatened her and her nine-year-old daughter.
Saxena is a resident of Celebrity Greens in Lucknow's Gomti Nagar, Sushant Golf City.
The police said the incident took place on March 5, when Saxena and her daughter had gone to Kanpur to meet her friend Neha Sharma, the District Magisterate (DM) of Kanpur district in UP.
Saxena wrote in her complaint that her Gupta threatened her by messaging on her mobile. When she did not respond, the accused called up DM Neha Sharma and abused her too.
As per her complaint, her ex-husband along with his eight bouncers allegedly followed and attempted to trace her location.
The complaint has been filed at the Kotwali police station of Kanpur on charges of intimidation, defamation and other relevant sections of the IPC.
According to the police, the couple had married in June 2003 and have a nine-year old daughter from the marriage. It is alleged that her ex-husband had been physically and mentally torturing her and they got divorced in July 2020.
According to Saxena, after the divorce, Shashank Gupta started stalking and threatening both her and her daughter. There is also a dispute going on between the couple regarding the right to meet the daughter.
Two months back, Gupta had come to the IAS officer's Lucknow residence and tried to scare her. A case was registered at Sushant Golf City police station in this regard.
The Kanpur police said that they have begun an investigation in the case.