Woman paraded naked in Faridabad village

Faridabad: A group of armed men allegedly assaulted a woman and paraded her naked in a village in Faridabad district, police said today.

The incident took place in Raipur Kala village yesterday.

According to police, a villager Ishwar Singh had fixed the marriage of his minor daughter on March 11, but it was called off after local authorities intervened following an anonymous complaint.

Ishwar suspected that his neighbour Balihar Singh had complained to the authorities and vowed to take revenge.

On the day of Holi, Ishwar along with around 30 armed men barged into Balihar's house. Not finding him there, they allegedly assaulted his mother and sister, Faridabad DCP Rajkumar said.

Later they blackened the mother's face and paraded her naked in the village.

On the complaint of the victim, the police have registered a case under IPC sections 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt), 148 (rioting, armed with deadly weapon), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation), among others.