An Indian woman in Fairfax County, Virginia, has alleged that she was ill-treated, tortured and raped by her husband for five months since their marriage. The Indian media has identified her as Anamika. The Fairfax County police have noted a police filing but have not filed any formal charges against the husband.
The victim’s husband came to the U.S. on an F- 1 student visa. He is pursuing his Optical Practical Training at Freddie Mac as a quantitative analyst. The couple got married in Patna in February, they are natives of Bihar. The victim has stated that the domestic violence commenced immediately after she moved to the U.S. in March and was tortured for a dowry of Rs 50 lakh. She stated, “He forced himself on me several times against my wish and raped me.”