Srinivas, the brother of film actress Amani was on Thursday sent to 14 days judicial custody by a local court, after his arrest on Wednesday, for allegedly harassing his first wife for additional dowry.
The film actress's mother Saroja and second wife Devikala were also remanded on the same charges. They were arrested following a complaint lodged against them by Srinivas' first wife Leelavathi on Wednesday.
Srinivas, a petrol bunk owner, had been given Rs. 25 lakh and gold at the time of the marriage 13 years ago. He had married Devikala 3 years later, and had started to harass Leelavathi soon after, according to Leelavathi's complaint.