Tribal Woman Tortured: Four Arrested in Telangana Village

Four individuals were arrested in Nagarkurnool district, Telangana, for allegedly torturing a 27-year-old Chenchu tribal woman after she failed to report for agricultural work. The victim was assaulted and cruelly treated, leading to serious injuries. Following community intervention, the woman was rescued and the accused were apprehended.

PTI | Hyderabad | Updated: 22-06-2024 17:02 IST | Created: 22-06-2024 17:02 IST
Tribal Woman Tortured: Four Arrested in Telangana Village
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In a shocking incident from Nagarkurnool district, Telangana, four individuals have been arrested for allegedly torturing a 27-year-old Chenchu tribal woman for a week. The woman was reportedly subjected to severe physical abuse after she failed to turn up for work on agricultural land owned by one of the accused.

The brutal assault involved her sister and brother-in-law and took place in Molachintalapally village of Kollapur mandal. It was the intervention of concerned villagers that led to her rescue after they alerted the police on Wednesday. The woman is currently in the hospital receiving treatment for her injuries.

In her complaint, the victim described being beaten with sticks and tortured with extreme methods, including burns on her private parts and having chili powder applied to her eyes and body. The four accused were arrested on Friday and are now in judicial custody. They face multiple charges including sexual assault and attempt to murder under relevant IPC sections and the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

State Excise Minister Jupally Krishna Rao visited the victim in the hospital, offering his condolences and announcing Rs two lakh in financial assistance, along with a promise that the government would ensure the education of her children. He assured that the perpetrators would face justice.

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