Port Blair, Dec. 30: Prakash Adhikari, State President BJP, A&N Islands has been arrested by the Kolkata Police on 28th Dec. 2013. He has been arrested U/S 498A IPC based on an FIR No. 277/13 lodged by his wife.  The arrest was made on the night of 28th Dec. 2013 by the Airport Police. Adhikari still remains under police custody.


According to the complainant, the BJP leader and his mother tortured her mentally and physically such that she had to be admitted in the ICU in Kolkata. There are also charges against Adhikari for demanding dowry or as a second option a mutual divorce, alleged the victim.