Screaming in pain, the woman was repeatedly whipped with a leather belt as punishment for adultery.
A crowd of men and boys watched as she collapsed unconscious after the shocking beating in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh.
It has been claimed some of the villagers then tried to rape and sexually assault the defenceless woman.
When she came to, they warned her against telling the police before they fled.
The savage punishment was carried out after a kangaroo court found her guilty of eloping with her boyfriend.
In a mobile phone video, the woman is strung up in public and her husband lashes out at her until she collapses.
Her husband pauses only briefly to take off his jacket before finishing his brutal assault.
The woman was badly injured and filed a complaint against her husband a week after the beating.
According to her statement, police have registered a case against her husband, an ex-village head and five village strongmen.
Police Inspector Altaf Ansari,in charge of Police Station, said: “We have registered a case against her husband Saudan, former village head Sher Singh and his son Shravansinh and arrested them.
“We have started a hunt for other accused. The woman has been sent to the hospital for medical examination.”
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