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Arjuna Awardee Surjalata Devi files case against her husband for domestic violence

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Imphal Feb 19

Former skipper of Indian women’s hockey team and Arjuna awardee Surjalata Devi has filed a complaint against her husband for alleged domestic violence during her visit to the town in November. Investigation is on following a complaint filed by her at Heingang Police station Surjalata said while talking to media persons at Manipur Press Club today.

She said she had filed the complaint at Heingang PS  in January. The case was transferred to Sultanpur Lodhi as the incident had reportedly occurred there during their stay for a tournament at the Rail Coach Factory.

Surjalata Devi reportedly married with Ksh Shantakumar of Singjamei Kshetri Leikai on November 4 , 2004 and have two sons. The hockey player, on whom the Bollywood film ‘Chak De India’ was based, has got her husband booked under Sections 325, 343, 354 and 498A of the IPC.

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