Hate tales pour in from Ra­jasthan on day of love

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MEM­BERS of Shiv Sena Hin­dus­tan’s Ajmer unit al­legedly thrashed young cou­ples at public places on Valen­tine’s Day.

A bunch of such goons, in­clud­ing a few women, went to Ma­ha­rana Pratap Sa­ma­rak and al­legedly bashed up a young man. Later, they forced him to do sit-ups. A woman with him was also hu­mil­i­ated.

Sim­i­lar re­ports were re­ceived from other places in Ajmer too.

No ar­rest or po­lice ac­tion against any of the goons threat­en­ing and ha­rass­ing young cou­ples has been re­ported.

In Jaipur, ex­tra forces were de­ployed at places thronged by youth on Wed­nes­day.

ACID AT­TACK

In an­other in­ci­dent, re­ported from a colony on the out­skirts of Jaipur, Bhatta Basti, a man has been ar­rested for throw­ing acid on a woman.

Me­hboob, a 41-year-old au­torick­shaw driver in Jaipur, al­legedly threw acid on a 27year-old woman af­ter she re­fused to marry him. Me­hboob had al­ready been di­vorced twice and aban­doned by his third wife be­cause of his il­licit re­la­tion­ships, when he started forc­ing the vic­tim to marry him. Me­hboob threw acid on the woman near a mall, where she worked.

The woman has suf­fered 15 per cent burn across her body while Me­hboob him­self has suf­fered 20 per cent burns. The two are ad­mit­ted at SMS Hos­pi­tal.

India To­day

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