A 21-year-old man was tied to a tree and brutally beaten up allegedly by the family members of a girl with whom he had eloped two months back in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district, police said on Friday.
Police arrested six persons on Friday in connection with the matter after the video of the incident went viral on social media.
"21-year old Hemant had eloped with the girl two months back. After a police complaint, they returned and the man started working in Jodhpur. He recently came in contact with the girl again and when her family members came to know about it, they called him to Rajsamand," police said.
The man arrived in the village Usarwas in Rajsamand on Wednesday where the girl's father, mother and brothers allegedly tied him to a tree and beat him.
Someone shot the video and circulated it following which the police lodged an FIR against the family members with Khamnaur Police Station on Thursday.
Acting on the FIR lodged by the victim, the police have arrested six persons including the father and two brothers of the girl and the matter is being investigated.