Guwahati, June 21: In yet another incident of moral policing, a video of a couple being thrashed by the public has gone viral. The incident took place in Goalpara’s Rangjuli area on June 19.
The couple was riding a bike near Simalutala area in Goalpara’s Pukhupar village when the public gheraoed and attacked them mercilessly.
One of the witnesses, in the moral policing incident, captured the video and shared it online, which later went viral sparking strong reactions from the netizens.
However, the police rescued the couple and have also arrested one of the attackers in relation to the incident.
Prime Accused Kurban Ali (39), S/O Lt. Afjal Haque has been arrested. A Suo Moto Case vide Rangjuli PS Case No-73/2018 U/S 120(A)/143/342/325/354 (B) IPC has been registered and investigation is going on, said Police.