Maharajganj (UP), September 11
Nine individuals have been arrested after they allegedly tied a minor couple to a pole and thrashed them for having an affair.
The incident reportedly came about 10 days in the past however the arrests had been made on Thursday after a video of the incident went viral on social media.
The woman’s household has additionally lodged a criticism in opposition to the boy.
Superintendent of Police Rohit Singh Sajwan stated: “Taking cognisance of the video, three cases have been registered at the Gughli police station in Maharajganj district. The first case is against the boy under the POCSO Act on the basis of a written complaint received from the girl’s family. The boy has been taken into custody by the police.”
The second case is in opposition to those that had tied the couple and thrashed them whereas the third one has been registered Section 228(A) of the IPC (disclosure of id of the sufferer of sure offences) in opposition to a social media account that circulated the video, the SP stated.
Those arrested for assaulting the couple have been recognized as Bholu Prajapati, Pawan Prajapati, Sahilesh Yadav, Ajit, Mohit, Vishwamitra, Manjeet Yadav, Phoolbadan Yadav and Avadhesh Prajapati, the police stated. IANS