Rourkela: A woman and her paramour were thrashed by her in-laws at Mandiakudar village under Brahmani Tarang police limits in Rourkela of Sundergarh district and later released on a condition that they should reimburse the marriage expenses amounting to Rs 1.5 lakh.
It was revealed after video of the incident went viral on social media and the woman with her lover approached the Rourkela SP seeking protection alleging life threat.
Reportedly, Pukli Oram of Mundajhor village in Lathikata block of the district had tied knots with Jambu Oram of Mandiakudar in May 2019. However, Jambu used to torture Pukli suspecting she is still in contact with her ex, Puran Singh of Chirubeda village under Birsa police limits.
Unable to bear the torture, Pukli fled from Jambu’s house and after reaching Rourkela bus stand she called Puran. In the meantime, her in-laws reached the spot and brought Pukli and Puran back to Mandiakudar and thrashed them after tying their hands and legs. The villagers also made a video of the incident which has presently gone viral.
Later, the in-laws of Pukli called Puran’s family members and said them to take the duo with after reimbursing the marriage expenses amounting to Rs 1.5 lakh. Puran’s family paid Rs 50,000 on the spot and promised to pay the rest amount later.
Presently, as Jambu’s family have not received the rest amount, they are threatening to kidnap the duo again.