Unmarried couple out on stroll ends up getting married

mob waylaid the couple in their 20s and assaulted them at Pukhurpur village in Rongjuli area on June 19

An unmarried couple out in a part of Assam ended up ultimately getting forcibly married.

It is said that the case is perhaps of the moral policing.

As per the sources, the unmarried couple going on a motorcycle were also assaulted for travelling together.

Though, police have gone ahead and made arrest of two people as the incident got viral on social media.

The mob waylaid the couple in their 20s and assaulted them at Pukhurpur village in Rongjuli area on June 19.

Sources also cited the victim’s brother to claim that villagers later held a meeting and forced the two to get married.

Police initially suggested that no complaint has so far been filed in the case but the probe is ongoing taking suo motto cognizance.

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