Indore: An FIR has been filed against a man and his father, who is a former Vice Chancellor of a university in Indore, after a woman levelled allegations of domestic violence and demand of dowry, police said on Tuesday.

The FIR has been filed against the woman's husband Dheeraj Chaparwal and father-in-law Bharat Chaparwal, who was a former Vice Chancellor of Devi Ahilya University in Indore, in connection with alleged domestic violence and for demanding dowry, Superintendent of Police (East) O P Tripathi told reporters.

The victim Roopa Chaparwal has filed the FIR with the Sanyogitaganj police station, he said. A case under section 498 and 506 of IPC was lodged against them and investigation is underway, Tripathi said.

Rupa, who worked in a hospital in Indore, has alleged in her FIR that her in-laws and husband tortured her mentally and physically for dowry, the SP said.

(Agencies)

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