Yet in another shocking incident that occurred in Bihar's Gaya district, when a group of men thrashed and molested a young woman. This shocking incident took place when the woman was spotted with her boyfriend and the group of men thought they were harming the moral values of the village. The whole incident was filmed and later shared on social media after which it went viral on the internet.
However, the two accused who were involved in the crime have been held for thrashing and trying to disrobe the dignity of the woman, said Police officials.
As per the report, an FIR has been logged under the IT Act and IPC sections relevant to the case after the video went viral.
An FIR was registered under the IT Act and relevant sections of the IPC at the Wazirganj police station by the Station House Officer after the video wherein a group of men are seen thrashing the woman and trying to disrobe her, Senior Superintendent of Police, Gaya, Rajiv Mishra said.
He said two persons - Vijay Yadav and Suresh Chaudhary - whose faces were clearly visible in the video footage, have been arrested.
Both the accused Vijay and Suresh are residents of Tarwan village and based on their interrogation other accomplices would be nabbed, the police official said.
He also said that the victim has been identified and efforts were on to contact her. She was beaten up, along with her boyfriend, when the assailants spotted the two together and felt disturbed that the girl was bringing dishonour to the village.
This is not the first time when women have been thrashed and molested in Bihar. Last month, a minor was being brutally assaulted and thrashed by the group of teenagers. The onlookers shot the video and shared it on social media after which it went viral and later, the incident came into limelight. Altogether, 13 persons, eight of them minors, in connection with the case.