Woman tied to pole, thrashed by mob

Soro:  In yet another case of mob violence, a woman was tied to an electric pole and mercilessly thrashed by irate locals.

The incident came to the fore after video of the incident went viral in social media.

As per reports, the victim- an SHG member at Manitri Chandanpur village under Simulia police limits, was tied to an electric pole and mercilessly beaten by a mob on April 14.

The woman used to help solve issues of distressed women in the area and in the process had developed many rivals.

The enmity took an ugly turn on the day of Pana Sankranti when some villagers forcibly tied her to an electric pole. They hurled abuses at her for interfering in their personal matters and thrashed her black and blue.

Following the incident, two different complaints have been registered at the Simulia police station.

IIC Sanjay Kumar Parida said investigation is on to ascertain what triggered the incident.