Gujarat crime: In a shocking incident that unfolded in Gujarat's Dahod district, a woman was allegedly stripped, abused and beaten in full public view by a group of persons, including her estranged husband. After the incident came to light, the police swung into action and nabbed the victim's alienated husband along with three others in this connection. Reportedly, the incident occurred on May 28 but the action was taken only after the video went viral on Wednesday, May 31.
The woman's estranged husband was annoyed over her living separately from him and their four children for the last one-and-a-half years. As per reports, he along with two others also kidnapped her from Rampura village in the district. They then took her to Margala village, where the incident took place, a Sukhsar police station official said.
Woman was living separately from her husband
"The woman from the tribal community had stopped living with her husband and their four children and was living with a man at Chanasma in Mehsana district where they worked as daily wagers," he said.
The officer further added, "The man's mother invited them to attend a wedding at Rampura village. She also invited the victim's estranged husband, who reached there with a group of people on a four-wheeler and kidnapped the woman and her lover and took them to Margala village, where she was stripped and thrashed in full public view."
Video of incident went viral
Somebody from the village recorded the incident on his mobile phone and its video went viral on social media, he said, adding that further investigation into the case is underway, he added.
(With inputs from PTI)