A 70-year-old woman has alleged that she was tortured and paraded half-naked on a donkey by relatives who wanted to grab her property at Kameri-Chouhan village in Bhilwara district, police said today.
The FIR was filed by Haribai Gujjar, a widow, with the Raipur Police station in Bhilwara district yesterday about the alleged incident of November 23, SHO Bajju Ram told PTI on telephone.
Preliminary investigations revealed that it was a land dispute in which the woman and her five relatives, including her foster son, were involved, the SHO said.
In her statement, the woman told the Investigating Officer that she was made to put her thumb impression on some papers, the SHO said.
He said no eyewitnesses have come forward so far. The village panchayat of Kameri-Chouhan which met on November 23 had ruled that no one should buy her land and promote any deal to any buyer, the SHO said, quoting the village head.
A case has been registered under sections 143 (unlawful assembly), 123 (Concealing with intent to facilitate design to wage war), 506 (criminal intimidation) of IPC against five persons—Dayaram (foster son), Manna, Suresh, Shankar, and Paras, the SHO said. A probe was on into the matter, he added.