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Kangaroo court cuts hair of woman accused of extra-marital affair

ANI  |  Murshidabad (West Bengal) [India] 

A woman accused of having an extra-marital affair had her hair snipped allegedly at the behest of a kangaroo in Chandpur village of Nowda in West Bengal's Murshidabad district.

The incident took place few days back when the 32-year old woman left her home and fled with another man. Both were brought back by the villagers after which the village head set a kangaroo and asked the woman to pay a fine of Rs. 6000.

As the woman failed to pay the fine, some villagers barged into her home late on Sunday night and cut her hair.

Yesterday, the woman filled a complaint at the Nowda Police Station against seven people. Till now, three people have been arrested by the police for setting up an unofficial

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First Published: Thu, October 13 2016. 11:19 IST