Woman Stripped, Paraded Naked By Husband & In-Laws In Rajasthan

New Delhi: A 21-year-old tribal woman was allegedly stripped naked and paraded in a village in Rajasthan’s Pratapgarh district by her husband and in-laws. The incident took place on Thursday in the district’s Nichalkota village of Pahada Gram Panchayat under Dhariyavad police station limits in the district, as per news agency ANI. The incident came to light after a video of it surfaced online.

The victim was married a year ago. It is alleged that she had started living with another man in the village, ANI reported. Director General of Police (DGP) Umesh Mishra said the in-laws of the woman kidnapped her and took her to their village where the incident took place. On the direction of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, DGP Mishra sent ADG (Crime) Dinesh MN to Pratapgarh on Friday night.

“Initial investigation revealed that the in-laws of the victim did the deplorable act. They were annoyed as she had gone somewhere else. So they kidnapped her and took her to their village where the horrific incident took place. All the people involved in this have been identified. Our teams are working to arrest the accused,” PTI reported DGP Umesh Mishra as saying.

According to the agency, the video showed a man stripping a woman in front of people and parading her naked in a village of the district. DGP Mishra in Jaipur said that the state government has taken the incident very seriously and has sent ADG Dinesh to Pratapgarh. He said six teams have been formed to arrest the accused and Pratapgarh Superintendent of Police Amit Kumar is camping in the village.

“Today, in Pratapgarh, in the Dhariyawad police station area, the case of a video going viral has come to notice in which a woman has been paraded naked. After the matter came to the notice we took immediate action and formed six teams in the district…An FIR is being lodged by the victim’s side. Police will make every effort to arrest the accused soon,” Amit Kumar said was quoted by saying by ANI.

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