Woman Beaten By Feudal Lord In Public For Having Illicit Relations
In yet another incident of gender-based violence, a woman was beaten in public by a feudal landlord in Faisalabad for having illicit relations.
The video of the incident was shared on social media. According to media reports, a feudal landlord in a village near Faisalabad accused the victim of adultery and having an illicit relationship with her neighbour. In the video, the woman can be seen being beaten with a stick.
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The woman’s father-in-law told media that the feudal lord had accused her of having an extramarital relationship with her neighbour.
Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has taken notice of the incident and sought a report over the matter from the regional police officer.
Police have arrested at least two suspects, including the feudal lord, Aqib.