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Woman tied to tree, beaten on Panchayat's orders in UP

PTI
Published : Jul 6, 2018, 3:08 pm IST
Updated : Jul 6, 2018, 3:50 pm IST

A case was registered against eight people with three arrested and the woman was sent for medical examination.

The woman was beaten over allegations of an 'illicit relationship' with her brother-in-law's son, police said on Friday. (Representational Image)
 The woman was beaten over allegations of an 'illicit relationship' with her brother-in-law's son, police said on Friday. (Representational Image)

Muzaffarnagar: A woman was allegedly tied from a tree and beaten up on the orders of the panchayat in a village in Muzaffarnagar over an "illicit relationship" with her brother-in-law's son, police said on Friday.

The incident happened on Wednesday in Toda village under Ratenpuri police station in the district and came to light after a purported video of the "punishment" went viral on social media, Circle Officer Hariram Yadav said. 

 

A case has been registered against eight people and three accused were arrested, he said, adding the woman has been sent for medical examination. 

According to a complaint lodged by the victim's husband, the woman was tied from a tree and beaten over her alleged relationship with his brother's son, police said. 

The panchayat was called on the allegations leveled by the in-laws of his brother's son, whose wife had left him and living with her parents due to the alleged relationship.

Tags: woman thrashed, illicit relationship, muzaffarnagar crime
Location: India, Uttar Pradesh, Muzaffarnagar