Watch: Mob beats up woman on Srinagar streets

CNN-IBN | May 14, 2009 at 04:46pm


New Delhi: A Kasmiri woman in Srinagar was almost lynched by a mob. The police rescued the woman who was beaten up by an irate mob after she was allegedly seen in a 'compromising position' with two Rashtriya Rifles Armymen in an autorickshaw. The Armymen - in the Tengpora locality of Srinagar - fired in air and fled before they could be nabbed. The angry mob then caught hold of the woman and beat her up. Women in the crowd too slapped her. She had to be rescued by the police who detained her. Further investigations are on in the case. The woman is reportedly a native of Kupwara region.