3 Arrest include 2 BJP sarpanch for beating woman

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The Hoshiarpur police today arrested BJP sarpanch Santosh Kumari and two members of her family on the charge of assaulting Jalandhar resident Beena Devi.The incident, which happened last week, came to light today after its video went viral on social media.In her statement to SSP Kuldeep Chahal, Beena said she and her son went to Bairhing village in Talwara of Hoshiarpur district on Sunday. Beena alleged that Santosh had illegally taken possession of her land. When asked to vacate it, the sarpanch, along with former sarpanch Balvir Singh and panch Sham Sunder, hit Beena with iron rods, she said.A case was registered under Sections 323 (punishment for causing hurt), 447 (criminal trespass), 354 (assault to woman with intent to outrage modesty) and 34 (acts done by persons in furtherance of common intention) of IPC.

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