Woman's kin beat boyfriend, family for gifting her phone

Woman's kin beat boyfriend, family for gifting her phone

A 25-year-old man, his father and brother were beaten up by his girlfriend's family in a panchayat for gifting her a mobile phone, reports PTI from Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh.

A video of the incident, which occurred on Saturday, in Islamabad village under Badhapur police station, went viral, said Superintendent of Police Rajkumar.

The video shows the man, Vikas, and his family being beaten up with slippers and sticks in the panchayat.

Vikas and his brother Arun Kumar were also dangled from the branches of a tree, he said.

Kumar has filed a complaint against Chandra Prakash and six members of his family for beating them, he said.

Vikas gifted the phone to the 23-year-old woman to talk to her, but the family got to know about it, he added.

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