TV actress Shweta Tiwari has filed a complaint against husband Abhinav Kohli for domestic violence on August 12. She filed an FIR at Samta Nagar Police Station in Kandivali East alleging that Abhinav hit her daughter Palak Tiwari. Shweta was seen crying outside the police station and was accompanied by her mother and daughter Palak.
Reportedly, Shweta claimed that Abhinav is often under the influence of alcohol and has fits of rage. A media portal reported that Shweta was having issues in her marriage for quite some time, but things got out of hand when Abhinav slapped Shweta's daughter Palak under the influence of alcohol.
Shweta and Abhinav have not spoken about any troubles in public. Abhinav's mother came to his rescue and told a media daily that there is no truth to rumours about Abhinav getting violent with Palak. She also revealed how Shweta wanted a divorce, but Abhinav wasn't ready because he wanted their son to get the love of both their parents and not have to suffer.
Abhinav has been arrested by the police. A case of molestation has been registered against him for slapping Palak and making obscene comments about her.
Now, Palak has broken her silence by addressing the rumours on Instagram. She wrote, "Firstly, I would like to thank everyone who’s reached out to express their concern and support.
"Secondly, I would like to address and clarify a few things out of my own rectitude:
The media does not have the facts and they never will. I, Palak Tiwari, was on multiple occasions a victim of domestic abuse NOT my mother, except for the day that the complaint was filed he hadn’t hit my mother. As a reader of the news, it's often easy to forget that you do not know the truth of what goes on behind closed doors or how much fortitude my mother has shown in both her marriages. This is someone’s household you’re writing about, someone’s life you’re discussing. Many of you, fortunately, haven’t ever dealt with something of such heinous proportions, and hence you have no right to comment, discuss or paint someone else’s image through your biased, misinformed views.
It’s beyond disgusting and its time that I stand up for my mother for she is the strongest person I know and since out of all of us I’m the only person who’s witnessed her struggle day in and day out, my opinion is the only one that matters.
"Abhinav Kohli has never physically molested me or touched me inappropriately. Before spreading something of this calibre or even believing it, it's imperative you as readers know the veracity of the facts that you’re blindly divulging endlessly. However, he did persistently make inappropriate and disturbing remarks the impact of which is only known to my mother and me, and if any woman from any walk of life were to hear them she would be greatly embarrassed and provoked too. Words which would question the standing dignity of any woman, which you wouldn’t expect to hear from any man, especially not your 'father'. Seeing our lives through social media, reading about us in the papers can only tell you so much about our struggles, but never enough to comment on them. Today as a proud daughter, I’m here to tell you that my mother is the most respectable individual that I’ve ever come across, the MOST self-sufficient, one who’s never required or even had a man provide for her and has always taken the social standing of a “man” in both the families that we’ve been a part of."
Shweta's ex-husband Raja Choudhary and Palak's dad also reacted to the news. He told a media daily, "I learnt about it through the media. I have been in touch with my daughter and checked on her this morning. She told me not to worry and that she is fine. It's very disturbing for me as a father."
The Kasautii Zindagi Kay actress tied the knot with Abhinav Kohli in 2013 and the couple have a two-year-old baby boy, Reyansh Kohli. Previously, she was married to actor Raja Choudhary. Shweta and Raja got divorced in 2007 after Shweta accused him of domestic violence.
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