Assam ‘moral police‘ thrash and fine couple

GUWAHATI: Police on Thursday initiated a against a group of people who, in an apparent act of , pulled down a from their motorbike and thrashed them in public in ‘s .

The incident happened on June 17. The video of the incident that happened on June 17, showing a group of people caning the couple, both in their twenties, went viral on social media on Thursday morning. “Soon after, a member of the Kherupara defence committee, Qurban Ali, was arrested. We‘re looking for three others involved in the assault. We can‘t make their names public until we catch them,” a senior police officer said.

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