As a warning to molesters and harassers of women, in Petlawad village of Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh, a 26-year-old who was caught molesting a 13-year-old girl was delivered mob justice.

He was first beaten, tonsured, garlanded with shoes of villagers and then paraded while villagers played drums to attract more humiliation.

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The accused person identified as Vijay shooed friends of the minor and began molesting her at a secluded place.  Soon, an alarm was raised, and he was caught.

The accused was later handed over to police who have registered a case under relevant sections of the IPC and under the POCSO Act