Village head's husband, 2 others held for parading woman
Balrampur: Three persons, including husband of village pradhan, were arrested for allegedly tonsuring head and blackening face of a woman and her paramour and parading them here in Lalajot village, police said Monday.
The incident took place yesterday in Gaura area when the woman left her husband Irshad's house and went to her paramour Saddam's place to live, police said.
This angered Irshad and Hanif, husband of the village head and they went to Saddam's place where they tonsured their heads, blackened their faces and paraded them in the village, they said.
Later, police arrested Irshad and Hanif along with the other accused, though the identity of the third man is yet to be ascertained, police said.
Adequate police force has been deployed in the area to avert any untoward incident, they added.