3 arrested for parading woman with boy on her shoulder in MP

A woman was allegedly paraded carrying a boy on her shoulders in Madhya Pradesh’s Guna district, a video of which has gone viral leading to the arrest of three out of four accused.

The incidents occurred on February 9, according to the police, and the arrests were made after it came to the notice of the police a day after the video went viral.

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The woman’s husband had left her at another man’s house and the woman living with the person had irked her in-laws, The Indian Express quoted SP Rajeev Mishra as saying.

News agency ANI, however, said the woman had left her husband for someone else, which angered her in-laws and they assaulted her.

Mishra called the incident “barbaric” and said the fourth person will be arrested soon. He said an awareness drive will also be carried out in this regard so that such incidents don’t occur again.

The victim woman was seen struggling to walk carrying the boy, in the viral video as villagers were seen piking fun at her.

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