Bhopal: In a shocking incident, a 21-year-old woman was roughed up by family members allegedly for refusing to marry a man from her community, i.e. Bhilala tribe, NDTV reported. The incident took place in Madhya Pradesh’s Dhar. Also Read - Over 50 Black Fungus Cases Detected in MP, State to Establish Special Treatment Units For Patients
The video of the incident shows the woman being shoved on the ground and delivered blows with sticks by a group of men. These men comprising of woman’s brothers, cousins and other men from the neighbourhood, kept punching and kicking her even as she asked them to stop, the leading news channel said in a report. Also Read - Black Fungus Kills 2 In Madhya Pradesh, 13 More Infections Detected in Indore | Details Here
The incident took place on June 25, however, the accused were arrested after the video was shared on social media three days later. Also Read - Bhopal Lockdown News: Corona Curfew Extended Till May 17 Amid COVID Spike. Details Here
“We have filed a case against seven accused including her four brothers,” a police official told the leading portal.
The woman had run away with the Dalit man. Following which, her family filed a complaint with the police. The woman was tracked down and brought home.
After her return, she was being forced to marry a man from her community.