Crime and Accident

Couple tied to tree & thrashed over extra-marital affair

Couple tied to tree & thrashed over extra-marital affair

Jaipur: A couple having an extra-marital affair were allegedly tied to a tree and beaten up by the family of the woman in Udaipur, police said today.

The incident took place in Ladia Ki Khedi village yesterday wherein the parents of the 20-year-old woman called her lover (22) to their village on some pretext. They later tied the lovers to a tree near their house and beat them up, they said.

The villagers came to their rescue following which the couple fled the area.

The man and the woman were married separately. They were allegedly having an extra-marital affair for some time, police said.

Meanwhile, the man’s father, Babuta Gameti, lodged an FIR against the woman’s parents over the incident, they said, adding no arrests have been made so far.

—PTI