Udaipur, June 25: In a shameful and shocking incident has been reported from Rajasthan’s Kasotia village, wherein a tribal couple was mobbed, stripped and paraded naked by the locals as punishment for infidelity. The victim woman had reportedly left her husband’s house and was living with her lover, without seeking the community’s sanction. The atrocities meted out to the couple, was the punishment decided upon by the villagers, for the ‘crime’ that the woman committed by leaving her husband. Also Read - Check Latest COVID-19 Travel Guidelines For Assam, Bihar, Rajasthan, Punjab And West Bengal

But this was not all. The villagers, including the woman’s husband and his family members, also tortured the couple, by keeping them tied up in the same position, for two days! The incident took place on June 20 and it only came to light after pictures of the victims appeared on social media. The pictures were reportedly posted by bystanders, who jeered at the couple and took their pictures to mock them. None of the witnesses reported the incident to the authorities, and neither did the Patwari, the government school teachers or the medical staff. ALSO READ: Jharkhand: Tribal woman stripped, tortured, forced to drink human urine with excreta for backing ‘witch doctor’ Also Read - COVID-19 Travel Updates, June 15: Now You Can Travel to These Indian States And Union Territories

The woman was rescued from her husband’s custody on Friday, according to a report by the local media website udaipurkiran.com. A case has been registered against over 30 people, while 13 people have been arrested by the police till now, says the report. The village Patwari has also been suspended and show cause notices have been served to two government school teachers, two ANMs and an ASHA worker. The victim Shanta (26) had left her husband Bhanwarlal Meena’s house on June 17, to live with her lover Laluram (28), in Khodi Pipli at Tekan village in Lasadiya block under the ‘Nata’ custom prevalent among the tribal community. More on this here. Also Read - THIS City in India to Begin Door-to-door Vaccination Drive From Monday. All You Need to Know

(Image Credits: Udaipurkiran.com)