Police on Monday arrested the wife of Shiv Sena leader Mangesh Kadv in connection with cases of extortion and fraud registered against him, a crime branch official said.
After registration of case, the accused Ruchita Kadav complained of chest pain, following which she was admitted in a hospital in Sadar area, the official said. Ruchita was arrested after she was discharged from hospital, he said.
Mangesh Kadav, who was working as Nagpur city president of the Sena before suspension, has been absconding in the extortion case.
He was booked for demanding Rs 20 lakh from a builder by threatening to kill him.
A case of fraud was registered against the Kadav couple in Manewada, the official said.