Guwahati, June 21: In yet another case of moral policing, a mob waylaid an unmarried couple going on a motorcycle and assaulted them for travelling together at Pukhuripar area under Rongjuli police station in Goalpara district on Friday.
The incident took place on June 17, but the police action came after it went viral in social media on June 19.
According to the reports, a girl and a boy were beaten up by some people when the girl was travelling with the boy on a motorcycle.
The police have registered a suo moto case (No.73/18 u/s 120B/143/342/325/354B IPC) with Rongjuli Police Station on June 20.
The police have arrested the prime accused Qurban Ali (39) and another person seen assaulting the girl.
The brother of the man, who was attacked, has claimed that villagers later held a meeting and forced the two to get married.