Boys paraded naked for ‘talking’ to girl
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.