Captain’s Councilor at Sri Muktasar Sahib was arrested as one of the co-conspirators involved in the beating of a woman on the street. The video went viral on social media causing outrage throughout Punjab. 7 people have been arrested so far and another 3 were charged including 2 females.
Captain Amrinder Singh took notice of the issues and wrote the following on Twitter:
Accused in the video from Muktsar have been arrested by @PunjabPoliceInd & booked for attempt to murder u/s 307 IPC. No one is above the law and such acts of violence will not be tolerated. pic.twitter.com/zxZvqJmiQi
— Capt.Amarinder Singh (@capt_amarinder) June 15, 2019
Congress Councilor Rakesh Chaudary defended his brother Sunny Chaudary over saying he beat the woman due to anger. The video of the councilor was condemned by many people on social media.
A video has gone viral on social media which shows several politically connected men dragging and beating a woman out of her house in Bura Gujjar Road in Sri Muktasar Sahib.
According to reports, the alleged suspect is the brother of Congress Municipal Councillor Rakes Chaudhary. The mother of girl beaten told reporters that the men had lent them money and demanded payment. The woman went onto say the money was for their daughter who needed medical attention.
The woman stated they had requested few extra days to pay back the loan but the men stormed into their home and started brutally beating the daughter and herself. The police inspector on the scene stated that evidence was collected and arrests would be made at the earliest.