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Muzaffarnagar: Woman allegedly tied to tree, beaten on Panchayat's order over illicit relationship with her brother-in-law's son

The incident happened on Thursady in Toda village under Ratenpuri police station in the district and came to light after a purported video of the "punishment" went viral on the social media, Circle Officer Hariram Yadav said.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, Muzaffarnagar [ Updated: July 06, 2018 20:14 IST ]
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In a gruesome incident, a woman was allegedly tied from a tree and beaten up on the orders of a panchayat in a village in Muzzaffarnagar over an 'illicit relationship' with her brother-in-law's son, police said on Friday. 

The incident happened on Thursday in Toda village under Ratenpuri police station in the district and came to light after a purported video of the 'punishment' went viral on the social media, Circle Officer Hariram Yadav said. 

A case has been registered against eight people and three accused were arrested, he said, adding the woman has been sent for medical examination. 

According to a complaint lodged by the victim's husband, the woman was tied from a tree and beaten over her alleged relationship with his brother's son, police said. 

The panchayat was called on the allegations levelled by the in-laws of his brother's son, whose wife had left him and leaving with her parents due to the alleged relationship.

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