Kolkatans Protest Against Moral Policing In Metro

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Desk: The citizens of Kolkata held demonstrations on Tuesday outside the Dum Dum metro station in order to protest against the alleged thrashing of a couple for hugging in the metro.

The protestors held slogans on their placards such as “Waiting for Freedom” and “Stop moral policing”. They demanded strict actions over the incident.

Controversy erupted on Monday night after elderly co-passengers objected to their hugging in public. It was followed by a heated argument after which the mob beat up the couple at the Dum Dum metro station.

However, an FIR is yet to be filed against the incident.

A metro official denied the incident citing that the CCTV footage does not show any incident of assault, though photos and videos have already gone viral. They were recorded by eye-witnesses.

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