A 20-year-old Muslim woman filed a complaint against her family in the Barabanki Police Station. In her complaint, she claimed that her family threatened to kill, assault and shave her head for marrying a Hindu Dalit man. The incident took place in the Barabanki district in Uttar Pradesh. The police booked her eight family members, including three women, after her complaint. Three of them were arrested.
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“As per my wishes, I got married to a youth from my village at a temple. On Monday (June 21), my uncles called me home and with other family members beat me up with shoes, slippers and sticks. Initially, they chopped my hair and then shaved my entire head. They also confined me at their home and threatened to kill me,” the victim said in her complaint.