A woman was allegedly stripped and thrashed half-naked on the streets by some men who had an argument with her husband in Uttar Pradesh’s Bhadohi on Saturday.
The incident took place around 5 pm on Saturday evening in Rapri village, according to NDTV. The victim was out when a man from the village, identified as Dabang Lal Chand, allegedly harassed her. Following an opposition from the woman and her husband, people from the gang, present with the accused, began stripping the woman and beating up both the victim and her husband.
A video of the incident that went viral, shows the victim trying to escape the mob. The video also shows her saree lying outside the house.
After the incident, police allegedly tried to cover the case by asking the victim’s husband not to speak about the incident in minute details.
Report from the police confirms the main accused has been arrested, while search for his accomplices continues.
“Case registered. Medical examination of woman conducted. One person arrested. Videos being investigated to probe allegations,” the Police said.
“Never seen such a state with inefficient police officers,all these guys must be dismissed and the State should be brought under Presidents rule,” an anonymous commenter wrote on NDTV website.