Watch: Woman forced to carry husband as ‘punishment’ for alleged affair with man outside her caste

The incident drew attention after the video of the incident went viral on social media.(ANI video screengrab)

A woman in Devigarh village in Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh was forced to carry her husband as punishment for allegedly having an affair with a man belonging to a different caste, according to news agency ANI. A case has been registered by the police after the video clip of the incident went viral.

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- ANI (@ANI) April 13, 2019
In the 33-second-long video, the woman can be seen carrying her husband on her shoulders as villagers jeer her whenever she slows down. Vineet Jain, Superintendent of Police (SP) Jhabua, told ANI, "Some people in a group disrespected a woman in Devigarh, Jhabua. A case has been registered against all of them and two people have been arrested. We are trying to nab the rest of the accused."