Woman Forced to Carry Husband on Shoulders For Having Affair Outside Caste
A case has been registered by the police after the video clip of the incident went viral, and two arrests have been made.
In an incident of caste-based and gendered discriminations and harassment, a woman in Devigarh village in the Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh was allegedly forced by villagers to carry her husband on her shoulders for having an affair with a man belonging to a different caste.
As seen in a 33-second video clip shared by ANI on Twitter, the woman can be seen carrying her husband on her shoulders, with male villagers surrounding them. The villagers can be heard making squealing sounds as the woman treads.
#WATCH Madhya Pradesh: Villagers force a woman to carry her husband on her shoulders as a punishment in Devigarh, Jhabua allegedly for marrying a man from a different caste. (12.4.19) pic.twitter.com/aNUKG4qX7p
— ANI (@ANI) April 13, 2019
A case has been registered by the police after the video clip of the incident went viral, and two arrests have been made. Vineet Jain, SP Jhabua told ANI, “Some people in a group disrespected a woman in Devigarh, Jhabua. A case has been registered against all of them and two people have been arrested so far.”