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Uttar Pradesh: Man Beaten And Taken Around Village On Donkey For Allegedly Harassing A Woman

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A man was reportedly beaten by fellow villagers in Uttar Pradesh for supposedly harassing a woman. The 40-year-old man then was reportedly paraded around the village on a donkey with his face painted black. No proof has been unearthed so far. A video of his thrashing was circulated widely on Tuesday night on social media

Villagers’ Claim

The villagers strongly claim that the man dared to break into the woman’s house and harassed her. However, the villagers caught him as soon as the woman raised an alarm. The Uttar Pradesh police said that the woman’s family thrashed the man, blackened his face and then placed him on a donkey. 

The SSP of Budaun Sankalp Sharma has assured that a case has been registered and that two suspects have been caught. The investigation is going on in full swing.

Similar Incidents

Earlier, in Rajasthan a 28-year-old man in Jhalawar district was beaten up and paraded naked for allegedly sexually harassing a woman, PTI reported. The accused was also reportedly filmed the incident and circulated the video on social media, reported HT. Meanwhile, the woman reportedly also filed a complaint against the man under the Indian Penal Code and the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities).

This is a developing story. The story will be updated.

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Anoushka Das is an intern at SheThePeople. TV.