Korapout: A youth has been beaten up by his in-laws mercilessly in Maligunja village of Renga panchayat under Semiliguda police limits in Koraput district of Odisha.
According to his in-laws, seven months ago the youth, identified as Lucky Khara, was in love with a woman of Maligunja village and married her. Reportedly, there were regular arguments between the couple and she was allegedly tortured due to dowry issues.
Lucky asked his wife to return back to his home as she had went to her paternal home after the repeated arguments on Saturday. He stopped in the middle of the road and assaulted her.
When the woman’s family heard about this, they arrived at the spot and admitted her to a nearby hospital for medical treatment. Later, her family members reached Lucky’s home, dragged him out in a fit of rage. They tied him to a pole and beat him up infront of the villagers. The video has gone viral in social media.
On getting the information, the Pottangi police arrived at the spot and rescued the youth in an unconscious state. He was admitted to the Koraput hospital.
The case is now being investigated by Similiguda police.