Couple thrashed, stripped naked in Bihar, 8 held

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Sub-divisional Police officer of Forbesganj, RP Singh (Photo/ANI)
Sub-divisional Police officer of Forbesganj, RP Singh (Photo/ANI)

Forbesganj (Bihar) [India], September 15 (ANI): An incident surfaced on Tuesday wherein a couple was allegedly thrashed and stripped naked in the neighbourhood for being in an 'illicit' relationship.

Following this incident, Bihar Police has filed a case and arrested eight persons in the matter.

Speaking to ANI, Sub-divisional Police officer of Forbesganj, RP Singh said, "A couple was chained together on orders of a panchayat in Forbesganj for pursuing an illicit relationship, as the woman was already married."

"They were thrashed and stripped naked here. Their relatives were also fined. 8 people have been arrested," he added.

Further probe in the matter is underway. (ANI)

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