A man in Madhya Pradesh’s Dhar and two of his family members were tied to a tree and beaten with sticks after he allegedly ran away with a married woman. Five people have been arrested in the case, police said.
The man, who was tied up and thrashed, had eloped with the wife of a local, Mukesh, and married her, police said. After the two eloped, Mukesh called up the man to “discuss the issue” but instead of talking to him and two of his family members, who were with him, Mukesh tied all three of them to a tree and thrashed them with sticks. The incident was reported in Arjun Colony in Dhar, a city about 230 km away from Bhopal, the state capital.
Some of Mukesh’s family members helped him in all this, news agency ANI reported.
Several locals watched as the three people, including a minor, were beaten. Some of them even made a video.
“A minor was also beaten, A case has been registered under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and POCSO act. Five people have been arrested, and rest of them will also be arrested soon,” Sanjeev Mule, City Superintendent Of Police, Dhar, said.
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