Woman, Dalit Man Thrashed, Garlanded With Shoes, Paraded In Village

The family told reporters that some of the woman's relatives supported by a few villagers caught hold of the couple, thrashed them, put a garland of shoes around their necks, blackened their faces and paraded them in the village.

Woman, Dalit Man Thrashed, Garlanded With Shoes, Paraded In Village

The family alleged that some villagers shot a video of the incident.

Chandigarh:

A woman and a Dalit man were allegedly thrashed, garlanded with shoes and paraded with blackened faces in a village in Haryana's Karnal district over their "illicit relationship" on Wednesday, the police said.

A police complaint was filed by the family of the man, said to be in his 20s, they said.

The family told reporters that some of the woman's relatives supported by a few villagers caught hold of the couple, thrashed them, put a garland of shoes around their necks, blackened their faces and paraded them in the village.

They also alleged that some villagers shot a video of the incident.

"We have registered an FIR against some villagers and relatives of the woman''s family. Further investigation is underway," a police officer said.

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