Woman arrested after allegedly attacking husband for forgetting anniversary

Footage of the incident, which reportedly occurred March 10 in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh near Delhi, India, has since been released.

Carol Stone, 35, was arrested and charged with domestic battery Wednesday after deputies said she smacked her husband in the head and face and scratched his neck and chest.

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The woman is a home-maker, whereas her husband is a civil contractor.

Screaming in pain, the woman was repeatedly whipped with a leather belt as punishment for adultery. Bulandshahr police superintendent Praveen Ranjan Singh confirmed that a case has been filed against 18 people, 12 of whom are still unidentified. The men allegedly gave Mayer meth, cocaine and money, and, in return, she allowed them to sexually and physically assault two children she was trafficking, ages 6 and 9, according to a criminal complaint.

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'We have started a hunt for other accused. She said that she had stayed with his relatives and had returned to her village after a few people convinced the couple for the same.

The savage punishment was carried out after a kangaroo court found her guilty of eloping with her boyfriend. Although certain members of the community objected to the punishment, they had no say and the village carried on with the punishment anyway. The panchayat wanted to "teach a lesson to the woman", a police official told the Hindustan Times.

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The video, which contains violent content and may be disturbing for some viewers, is now available on YouTube.


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