Rajasthan: Two arrested after video of kidnapping minor girl, beating up her mother goes viral

The incident took place on September 11 this year.

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Two men were arrested after a video of them abducting a minor girl and beating up her mother in Bap tehsil of Jodhpur did the rounds on social media. 

In the video, two persons can be seen beating up a woman and forcibly taking away a girl on a tractor.

The incident took place in Kalu Khan Ki Dhani village of Bap tehsil in Jodhpur district on September 11, informed investigating officer Bhanwarlal Vishnoi. 

One Aamad Khan reportedly got his minor daughter married to a man named Shaukat. He wanted the girl to stay with him, however, the girl's mother, Nemat, refused to let the daughter go till she attained 18 years of age.  

On September 11, Shaukat reached the girl's village along with a friend Iliaas and forcibly took the girl away. They also beat up the girl's mother. 

The police took cognizance of the matter when the video went viral. The two were arrested and remanded to judicial custody. 

The police is investigating the matter and also considering the possibility of registering a case regarding the marriage of a minor. 

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