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Watch: CCTV footage of wife dragged by money lenders in Hyderabad sends shockwaves

Watch: CCTV footage of wife dragged by money lenders in Hyderabad sends shockwaves

HYDERABAD: A shocking CCTV footage has emerged from Hyderabad showing two men dragging a woman along on a not-so-empty road.

The two men, one of them donning a white shirt, can be seen gripping the woman by her arms with two motorcycle are following them. There were people on the street who seems less bothered about what was happening as one came to rescued her when the helpless lady shouted.

“There were people on the road. She said she shouted, but no one came to help,” ACP Sudhakar told TNM.

According to the The News Minute reports, the footage is of Hyderabad’s Amberpet area.

After the woman’s son lodged a complaint of abduction of his mother against a private money-lender, police formed three teams to search for her.

The woman was rescued while being taken to Nizamabad.

Police rescued her and arrested Srinivas, a private money-lender, and two others on the charge of kidnapping, outraging woman’s modesty and other relevant offences under the IPC.

Srinivas had lent Rs 4 lakh to the woman’s husband who works as a watchman one and a half years ago.
The woman’s husband repaid Rs 1 lakh, but couldn’t pay off the balance and the interest.

“Last night Srinivas and two others went to the watchman’s house and after asking where he is, they dragged his wife to a car and abducted her,” inspector A P Anand Kumar of Amberpet police station said.

The arrested three men have been booked them under sections 506 (Punishment for criminal intimidation), 363 (Punishment for kidnapping), 354 (Assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) and 323 (Punishment for voluntarily causing hurt) of IPC.

“The victim sustained some injuries while they dragged her on the road. They also slapped and beat her up,” the inspector added.

(With PTI inputs)