Woman Beaten, Paraded Naked in UP Village for Opposing Eve-Teasing

A case has been registered against four miscreants after a woman was beaten and disrobed in Uttar Pradesh’s Bhadohi.

Published30 Dec 2018, 07:02 PM IST
India
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A woman was beaten up, disrobed and made to run naked in her village in Uttar Pradesh’s Gopiganj area of Bhadohi district for resisting eve-teasers, police said on Sunday, 30 December.

Police have registered a case against the four miscreants involved in the incident and have arrested one of them, said Circle officer Yadavendra Yadav, adding they are trying to apprehend others.

“The incident took place in a village in Gopiganj area of the district on Saturday, when a woman from the weavers’ community objected to being teased by one Lal Chandra Yadav. Later, in the evening, Yadav along with his three accomplices forcibly entered her house and badly beat her up.”

“They stripped off her clothes and made to run in the village. Some villagers shot the incident and its video subsequently went viral,”
Yadavendra Yadav, Circle officer

Circle Officer Yadav said the woman is undergoing treatment at a hospital and a case has been registered against all four involved in beating and disrobing her.

"One accused has been arrested, while efforts are on to nab the rest of the culprits," he said.

Meanwhile, Inspector Anil Yadav of Gopiganj police station has been sent to the police lines.

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