Jaipur: Three men were
detained Wednesday for molesting and forcing a tribal woman in a Rajasthan
village to strip to save her husband's life, police said.
incident took place March 13 in Nathpura village near Kushalgarh town of
Barmer district, about 440 km from here. Following a dispute, some men
barged into the home where the couple was staying and started beating up
the husband, even threatening to kill him, police said.
the woman that his life would be spared if she stripped before them. The
woman said she was also molested, officials said.
The man, who
filed a police complaint Tuesday, said had gone to his wife's village to
attend a function where a dispute arose.
Police raided the
village after the complaint and detained at least three men.
are being interrogated and will be arrested only after through
investigation. We are recording statements of the other villagers who
participated in the function to verify the claims made in the complaint,"
an official said.