According to media reports, a girl was assaulted and beaten up by several youths for rejecting a love proposal in Bangladesh.
In Dhaka’s Demra area, the girl was chased and attacked by youths in the afternoon when she left home to go and teach a student. Girl’s brother alleged a guy named Max Babu for assaulting her sister because she denied having a relationship with him. He claimed that three others also supported Babu in the act.
Police have arrested two suspects appearing to be involved in the crime.
Sheikhupura, April 18, 2017: A 21-year-old Christian man was reportedly assaulted and burnt with hot iron rods, allegedly by the family of a Muslim woman in Sheikhupura district, for having “friendship” with her.
The victim had received severe burn wounds and after failing to get proper medical care in Sheikhupura, he was shifted to Mayo Hospital, Lahore, on Sunday for further medical treatment.
The incident happened earlier this month and a police case has also been lodged against the father and brothers of the woman, who were reportedly against the friendship between the two and allegedly tortured Ansar Masih, mentioned PTI.
According to the First Information Report (FIR) undersigned by Masih’s sister in Sheikhupura’s Saddar police station, Masih first established contact with the woman two years ago and their friendship grew with time and they often spoke on phone and Masih would also visit the woman neighbourhood to meet her. When the woman’s family learned of the friendship, her father, Manzoor, and her brothers called Masih’s father asking him to tell his son to stay away from her, warning them of dire consequences if their instructions were not followed.
On April 1, Ansar’s mother sent him to run an errand in the woman’s neighborhood where Ansar was allegedly kidnapped by the accused and his two sons, the report stated, adding the three unclothed him, beat him and burned him using hot iron rods and then the accused had brought Ansar to his house and told his family that he had been in a traffic accident.