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Video of MP woman's punishment for 'love affair' goes viral

Press Trust of India  |  Jhabua (MP) 

A probe was ordered Saturday after a video clip of a young tribal woman carrying her husband on her shoulders as meted out by villagers went on

of Police Vineet Jain said the woman, in her twenties, was reportedly shamed by villagers of Devigaon, in station limits, some 40 kilometres from here.

"We are probing the incident and senior officials including the of police have been rushed to the village. Action will be taken against those guilty," he said.

Police sources said the woman was apparently punished by people of Devigaon because she was having a relationship with another man.

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First Published: Sat, April 13 2019. 21:10 IST