A 28-year-old woman was assaulted and paraded naked in Varngalwadi village in this district last Friday, the police said today. Police have arrested eight persons in connection with the crime and detained a teenage girl. According to police, the accused suspected that the woman was helping her brother in having an affair with a woman, who belonged to the family of the accused. A police official said the woman was beaten up in front of her husband on August 2 at their farm by three accused persons. "They let her go after she and her husband sought forgiveness," he said. However, on August 4, when the woman's husband was away from the village, five women and four men came to her house and assaulted her. "They tore her clothes and paraded her naked in the village.
On the way, she was beaten up with chappals," the official said quoting the FIR. A case was registered at Chaklamba Police Station in Georai taluka. Beed superintendent of police said eight persons were arrested and the teenage girl was sent in juvenile custody. The adult accused are identified as Maruti Satle, Baban Satle, Sanjay Ingole, Angad Ingole, Kunta Ingole, Lanka Satle, Rekha Ingole, and Zumbar Datal.
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