Moral policing in Ayodhya! Young man thrashed for kissing wife while bathing in Surya river, video viral
Ayodhya: In an apparent case of moral policing, a group of people thrashed a man for kissing his wife while bathing in the Saryu river in Uttar Pradesh’s Ayodhya. According to reports, the local police have started investigation after a purported video of the incident went viral.
In the viral video, the man can be seen being dragged by his wife and thrashed by several people around. One of them is heard saying that “such obscenity will not be tolerated in Ayodhya”.
The viral video is being shared on social media and is getting a strong response from the netizens. A police official said the exact date of the incident was not yet known, though some people claimed that it happened on Tuesday at Ram ki Pauri Ghat.
The official said that they have not received any complaint in this regard so far. “However, we are probing the matter and trying to trace the couple and the miscreants who attacked them,” the officer said.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Shailesh Pandey said, “The matter is being probed.”