Boys pa­raded naked for ‘talk­ing’ to girl

Hindustan Times ST (Jaipur) - - Htrajasthan - HT Cor­re­spon­dent htraj@hin­dus­tan­times.com

Two boys were beaten up, their heads shaved and pa­raded naked by vil­lagers in Na­gaur district al­legedly af­ter they were caught talk­ing to a mi­nor girl, po­lice said Thurs­day. One of the boys al­legedly had an af­fair with the girl and wanted to marry her.

The in­ci­dent took place on Wed­nes­day and came to light only af­ter a video went vi­ral on so­cial me­dia. “One of the two boys hu­mil­i­ated by the vil­lagers has come for­ward to lodge a com­plaint with the po­lice,” said Om Prakash, cir­cle of­fi­cer (CO), Na­gaur.

As per the po­lice, the two boys were had gone to drop a girl out­side her vil­lage when the lo­cals caught them. On find­ing that the girl was a mi­nor, they thrashed the two boys who are from nearby vil­lages. “They were beaten and heads were shaved,” said a vil­lager, re­quest­ing anonymity. The two boys were also made to lie naked on hot sand, the vil­lager added. “They were gar­landed with shoes and made pa­raded naked in the vil­lage. The boys were al­lowed to go only af­ter they promised to never to en­ter that vil­lage,” he added.

Mean­while, no case had been reg­is­tered in the case till the time of the fil­ing of this re­port.

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