A woman in Devigarh village in Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh was forced to carry her husband as punishment for allegedly having an affair with a man belonging to a different caste, according to news agency ANI. A case has been registered by the police after the video clip of the incident went viral.
#UPDATE: Villagers force a woman to carry her husband on her shoulders in Devigarh, Jhabua as a punishment for allegedly having an affair with a man from a different caste. Earlier report mentioned she married the man, which is incorrect. https://t.co/dQE0ZEGFJB
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In the 33-second-long video, the woman can be seen carrying her husband on her shoulders as villagers jeer her whenever she slows down. Vineet Jain, Superintendent of Police (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. We are trying to nab the rest of the accused.”