Odisha: Couple's head shaved in Mayurbhanj's Mandua village
Locals allegedly broke into the woman's house where the couple was present and dragged them out to assault them and then shaved their head
A couple was allegedly mistreated by the locals of Mayurbhanj's Mandua village on June 22. The couple's heads were shaven after the villagers found out about their affair.
The victim was identified as Sagura Khatun who belongs to a minority community.
Locals allegedly broke into the woman's house where the couple was present and dragged them out to assault them and then shaved their head.
The couple later reached out to Karanjia Police Station to file a complaint following which the police immediately arrested 3 victims, said an official.
"On the basis of the complaint filed by the victim, police immediately arrested 3 main accused persons. We also took all steps to maintain communal peace and harmony in the area" said Awinash Kumar, Superintendent of Police (SP) Mayurbhanj.
"We are on the lookout for other accused", he added.
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