In Champi, Jharkhand, a woman was accused of misbehavior and inhumanity. The women committee members of the village went to the woman’s house and first took her out, then slippers were thrown on her, hands were tied with rope, shaved hair, wore a soot granddaughter and a garland of slippers in the face and roamed the whole village. During this time the men of the village remained tamashabin. Police are also reported to have pelted stones while rescuing the victim. However, the police are denying the stone pelting incident.
According to the information received, on Thursday night, another woman from the village of the victim reached the village with her husband. She assaulted her husband, accusing him of having an affair with the victim. The victim went to Tenughat OP with her husband, brother-in-law and mother-in-law in the morning and complained about the case. After returning back to the village in the evening, members of the village women’s committee surrounded the victim’s house and carried out the incident, accusing her of misbehavior.
Tenughat reached OP police after getting information about excesses with the woman. But women also surrounded the police. The police also had to retreat for a while. Bermo ASP Anjani Anjan also reached the Gomiya police station by sending herself to the women’s force. Then, showing strictness, the police rescued the woman from the women committee and brought her to the police station. Tenughat OP in-charge VP Singh said that the woman has been taken to the Community Health Center Gomiya for treatment at night. The woman has not yet filed a complaint against anyone in the abuse case.
Action will be taken in the case:
Bermo ASP Anjani Anjan said that the victim woman was brought to the police station and questioned. Action will be taken against the accused by registering a case.