Bihar: Girl tied to tree, thrashed on Panchayat's diktat for eloping with man from another caste in Nawada district

The incident took place in Bihar's Jogiya Maran village.

Asian News International October 06, 2018 16:03:11 IST
Bihar: Girl tied to tree, thrashed on Panchayat's diktat for eloping with man from another caste in Nawada district

Nawada: A girl was tied to a tree and thrashed for hours on Friday for allegedly eloping with a man from a different caste in Nawada in Bihar on 30 September.

The diktat to tie the girl to the tree was issued by the Panchayat for "dishonouring" the village. The father of the girl told ANI that the girl was tied because she eloped with a man from another caste. "She was tied because she is a criminal. She wants to go with a man from another caste." the father said.

Bihar Girl tied to tree thrashed on Panchayats diktat for eloping with man from another caste in Nawada district

The girl was tied to a tree and thrashed for hours. ANI

The incident took place in Jogiya Maran village. The girl remained tied to the tree for nearly five hours. After receiving the information, the police intervened into the matter and rescued the victim. The police also recorded the statement of the victim.

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