A bunch of irate villagers in Karnataka’s Belagavi district allegedly bodily beat a 38-year-old lady and paraded her with footwear garland after she was accused of utilizing honey traps to extort many males, based on police.
The lady was finally saved by the police, who took her to a neighborhood hospital the place they’re treating her for minor wounds.
In response to the viral footage of the incident that occurred on Friday evening within the village of Ghataprabha, police opened an investigation and detained 13 individuals.
In response to police, the lady has allegedly extorted a number of males by honey trapping them. Out of frustration, a gaggle of individuals allegedly went to her home to confront her. They bought right into a struggle and through altercation, they bodily assaulted the lady and made her put on a footwear garland. Thereafter, they paraded her with the garland on the streets of her village.
“We received a call on (emergency number) 112 following which a police team rushed to the spot and rescued the woman. She was immediately taken to a nearby hospital where she was admitted. She has sustained minor injuries and is currently under treatment,” a senior police officer mentioned.
Initially, the lady refused to provide a grievance stating it was an inner matter and that they might settle it amongst themselves however because the video of the incident surfaced on social media platforms, she was once more persuaded to file a grievance, he mentioned.
Based mostly on the grievance obtained, a case was registered beneath numerous sections of the Indian Penal Code, Belagavi Superintendent of Police Bhimashankar Guled instructed PTI.
“The woman sustained minor injuries. She is undergoing treatment at a government hospital here. 13 people were booked in connection with the incident and all of them have been arrested in the case,” he mentioned.
(With inputs from companies)