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Karimganj, September 21: In a gruesome incident, a woman was stripped naked and chilly powder was rubbed in her private parts in Karimganj on Friday.
The incident draws back to September 10 and took place in Magura village under Bajarisora Police Station of the district.
The victim had received Rs 85,000 under the Centre’s flagship Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY). However, on September 10, six men barged into her house and threatened the woman to handover the money to them, as per the woman.
The men stripped her inside the house when she refused to give away the money. The men also tied the hands of her father-in-law. They men only agreed to left after she gave the money. The woman further said that the men warned of dire consequences if she reports the matter to police.
The woman alleged that one Luinirbul Sorai hired the five men to forcefully collect the PMAY money from her. The victim lives with her father-in-law and two sons.
“Next day, while I was going to the Magura Police Outpost to report the matter, the villagers gheraoed me along with six men and stripped me naked. They, men and women, later rubbed chilly powder on my private parts. I was also assaulted physically…someone was also video recording the entire incident,” the victim said.
“They threatened me to keep quiet or else they would make the video public,” the victim added.
On September 20, the woman approached the Karimganj Court. A case under IPC Sections 120B, 448, 354B, and 392 have been registered against Luinirbul, Luinalpal Sorai, Rimannir Sorai including 12 others.
A video of the assault has now surfaced on the social media.