A court here has directed police to probe a complaint in which a 34-year-old woman has accused her lesbian lover of betrayal after forcing her to undergo a sex change procedure to camouflage the relationship, converted into a man-woman marriage.
The magistrate in whose court the woman had filed the complaint under her changed (male) name, seeking action against her partner for offences of cheating and criminal breach of trust under sections 406,420, 379 and 469 of IPC, has directed police to investigate the case, Suhas Nadguada, PI attached to Bund Garden police station said.
The police will be probing the case under CRPC 202 following the directive of the court which has forwarded the complainant's application to them, he said.
According to the complainant, she had met her lesbian lover in 1995 when she came to stay with her brother in Mumbai, leaving her home in Indore. She was persuaded to undergo sex change procedure by her 39-year-old lover with an assurance that they would be able to live like a heterosexual couple without social stigma.
She was, according to the complaint, put on a two year long hormonal treatment which began in 1998 to bring about "secondary male characteristics" in female and in 2001 she underwent an operation to remove her breasts, uterus, ovaries and the Fallopian tubes at a hospital in New Delhi.
In the complaint the woman also mentions that her partner had given birth to a girl child in 2004 which she had conceived through sperm donated by the complainant's brother.
The complainant alleged that sperm donation too was done through emotional blackmail and accused her partner of separating her from her daughter.
The sex change procedure had deprived her of womanhood and child bearing ability, the woman said in her complaint.
The woman, who is represented by advocate J PBarmeda, has also alleged that her partner duped her by misappropriation of bank accounts and property.