Man tied to tree, thrashed for illicit affair

Sikar (Raj): A man was tied to a tree and beaten by five people for allegedly having an affair with a married woman in the Mavanda Kala village of Sikar district, police said today.

Mahipal Saini, a resident of Jatala village, had gone to Mavanda Kala village to meet the 25-year-old woman yesterday.

The couple was caught by the woman’s in-laws who then thrashed them and tied Saini to a tree last night.

Saini was today rescued after villagers informed the police about the incident.

“We have booked the woman’s husband Shankar Lal along with Bhagwana Ram, Umrao, Ranjeet and Ashok under relevant sections of the IPC on a complaint lodged by her, acting SHO Neem Ka Thana Sadar, Bheem Singh said.

The couple was taken to a hospital for treatment and medical examination, Bheem Singh said.