“In front of hundreds of villagers, they were tied to a tree, stripped and beaten up,” said a police officer. Villagers stoned a police team sent to the spot. It took police four hours to rescue the two, who are now under their protection.
The woman's husband, deputy sarpanch Nandlal and six other people were arrested Monday, Udaipur SP Hari Prakash Sharma said.
Chief minister Ashok Gehlot has directed divisional commissioner Subodh Agarwal to probe the incident and send a report in a week.