Rajasthan: Couple tied to a tree, beaten up in Udaipur
A young couple, in love with each other, were tied to a tree and beaten up mercilessly in Rajasthan’s Udaipur district.
The incident happened in Ladia Ka Kheda village in Bhesdakhurd area of Udaipur. The duo, Prem Kumar and Jasoda, had in fact eloped few days back. However, when Jasoda’s relatives spotted the two near the village, they tied them to a tree and beat them up mercilessly. The torture went on for nearly four hours.
It was only when some of the villagers tried to rescue them that they were released. After that, the couple ran away once again from the village.
A case has been registered at the Pratapgarh Police Station and the police is investigating the matter. Police has also been trying to find the whereabouts of the couple as well. As per the police, no one other than the girl’s parents are accused in the case.
“An incident of a couple being tied to a tree and beaten up in Ladia Kheda village has come to the fore. We had sent a beat constable at the spot to get to know about the situation. A case has been registered in the matter. Few days ago, a girl and a boy, had eloped from home. When they returned, the girl’s relatives tied the two to a tree. In this case, we have filed a case on the report of boy’s father,” Mahipal Singh, SHO, Pratapnagar Police Station, informed.
As per SP Rajendra Prasad, both were minors and not married. He also mentioned that they were beaten up because they had eloped.