Kottayam: Boyfriend quenched his anger by slapping the woman on the face at the city centre here after she demanded a breakup to marry another man. The mean act of vengeance took place at the Central Junction in Kottayam city on Friday around 1.30 pm.
On seeing the drama on public road, onlookers handed over the couple to police.
Kollanad native man and Kodimatha native woman were seen roaming in the city since morning. By noon, the woman told the boyfriend that she wanted to breakup with him as her marriage was fixed with another man. She then requested him to stay away from her life. Disgruntled over this, the man slapped on her face. Witnessing the physical abuse, other passerby and pedestrians nabbed the two and alerted the police.
Following that, pink police took the couple into custody to Kottayam West police station. Boyfriend said to police that he attacked the woman after being distressed over the breakup.
Further, inspector M J Arun summoned the parents of both parties. The couple were sent along with their parents after taking a written promise from the couple that they have ended their relationship and will no longer trouble each other.