Kolkata: Protest staged outside Dum Dum metro station on Tuesday demanding the arrest of people who had reportedly beaten up a couple for hugging in the metro .
Earlier, A couple was reportedly beaten up for hugging in metro train in Kolkata on Monday. The incident triggered protests at Dum Dum metro station, demanding the arrest of the culprits. According to reports, the couple was beaten by some elderly people travelling in the metro.
The media reported that the incident was triggered following an argument between the couple and the culprits. As the train reached the Dum Dum metro station, the couple was reportedly dragged out to the platform and started beating up the man.
Following this, the woman intervened to save her partner and got beaten up by the angry mob. According to reports, some women and youth came to their rescue and made them escape.
According to authorities, no complaint has been filed into the incident. However, reports quoted officials as saying that they were investigating the matter.