A mob of men invaded the home of an indian mother and her daughter in the eastern state of Bihar on Wednesday They forcefully gained access to the residence in an attempt to rape the 19 year old daughter, when the women resisted them, they had their heads shaved and were paraded through their village.
A government official, Ward councillor Mohommad Khurshid was the ring leader of the mob that invaded the women’s home alongside other miscreants. when they failed to accomplish their mission Khurshid brought in the local barber to shave their heads, the elder woman told police.
“Until now only six accused in the case have been arrested. Police have been conducting raids to arrest others as they are absconding after the incident,” senior officer Sanjay Kumar told the Thomson Reuters Foundation.
The councillor and the barber have already been arrested while others are still at large.
Describing what they went through in the hands of the men, the mother told NDVC: ”We have been beaten very badly. I have injuries all over my body and my daughter too has some injuries.”
Her daughter narrating her own side of the story said “I was alone with my mother around 6.30 in the evening when five men from the neighbourhood forcefully entered the house and tried to molest me.
“When my mother and I protested, they started beating us with a stick and took us outside of the house.”