Guwahati: A woman was publicly humiliated by locals in Meghalaya Jowai on Friday after she allegedly pickpocket in the area. Images and videos of the incident went viral on social media too forcing the Meghalaya police to initiate action.
She was seen tied to a poll in a market place and beaten by locals in broad day light.
Police sources said that an officer and a team from the women police station in the area were sent to investigate the matter. Police said they were questioning the people seen in the images and video.
Police added that the perpetrators will be dealt with as per the law.