This Article is From Jun 17, 2012

Army officer, pregnant wife beaten by miscreants

Army officer, pregnant wife beaten by miscreants
Mhow, Madhya Pradesh: An army officer and his pregnant wife were allegedly beaten up by a group of unidentified men at an eatery on Mhow-Pithampur Road in Madhya Pradesh, police said.

The incident occurred at 10.30 PM Friday night, when Major Aman Kumar and his six-month pregnant wife Deepti Kumar had gone for dinner at Satyam Dhaba, they said.

They were thrashed by seven men, who had come in a Tata Sumo and fled from the spot after attacking the couple, police said, adding that the reason behind the assault was not yet known.

The injured couple was admitted to Mhow Military Hospital and a case was registered by Kishanganj police.

In the wake of the incident, Mhow Administrative Commandant Col Danvir Singh said that the Army administration had asked its personnel not to visit road-side eateries as a precautionary measure.

A search has been launched to nab the accused.