- Sarayu river is one of the seven tributaries of the sacred river Ganga and is considered to be holy.
VIRAL VIDEO: In a shocking incident of moral policing, a man was thrashed by a group of people for kissing his wife while taking a bath in the Sarayu River in Uttar Pradesh’s Ayodhya. A video of the incident has also gone viral on social media.
In the video, the man can be seen being dragged away from his wife and beaten by several men in the vicinity. Meanwhile, one man can be heard saying, “Such vulgarity will not be tolerated in Ayodhya.
प्रभारी निरीक्षक कोतवाली अयोध्या पुलिस द्वारा वायरल वीडियों में घटित घटना का स्वतः संज्ञान लेकर अभियोग पंजीकृत किया गया, आरोपी व्यक्तियों को चिन्हित कर आवश्यक विधिक कार्यवाही की जा रही है।
— AYODHYA POLICE (@ayodhya_police) June 23, 2022
Sarayu River is one of the most famous waterways in Uttar Pradesh. It originates from Sarmul which is located in the north of the district Bageshwar Himalaya, Uttarakhand. The river is one of the seven tributaries of the sacred river Ganga and is considered to be holy. River Sarayu is associated with Lord Ram as Ayodhya is situated on the banks of River Sarayu.
A day after the video went viral, local police have filed an FIR against the men seen in the video. The FIR has been registered at the Ayodhya police station after a video where the man can be seen being dragged away from his wife and beaten by several men in the vicinity went viral on social media recently. In the video that went viral on social media, the woman is seen trying to stop those attacking the man.
The Ayodhya police lodged the case after taking cognisance of the video, and trying to identify the accused as well as the victim who was beaten up,”.
The complaint, submitted by a sub-inspector, reads, “The video is from Ram ki Paudi in Ayodhya where a man and woman are seen bathing close to each other. They are abused by some people, followed by an assault on the man. This is a criminal offence and punishable.”