"During the 'proceedings', the couple were made to sit with hands tied."....Unofficial courts in India's villages often sanction killings of couples deemed to have violated local codes."...
1/23/14, "India: Woman gang-raped on orders of 'kangaroo court'," BBC
|Suspects have been remanded|
"Police in India's West Bengal state have arrested 13 men in connection with a gang rape of a woman, allegedly on orders of village elders who objected to her relationship with a man.
Unofficial courts in India's villages often sanction killings of couples deemed to have violated local codes. Scrutiny of sexual violence in India has grown since the 2012 gang rape and murder of a student on a Delhi bus.
The government tightened laws on sexual violence last year after widespread protests following the attack.
But violence and discrimination against women remain deeply entrenched in India's staunchly patriarchal society.
The suspects were produced in court and have been remanded in custody."...image above from BBC, Indrajit, caption, "The suspects were produced in court and have been remanded in custody."