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Two Arrested for Flogging Youngsters Searching for Second Serving to of Fruits at Spiritual Occasion in UP’s Mathura District

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Representational Picture: Reuters The crime got here to gentle solely after a video clip went viral on the social media on Sunday, after which the 2 accused males had been arrested. IANS Mathura Final Up to date: July […]

Representational Image: Reuters

Representational Picture: Reuters

The crime got here to gentle solely after a video clip went viral on the social media on Sunday, after which the 2 accused males had been arrested.

  • IANS Mathura
  • Final Up to date: July 27, 2020, 11:22 AM IST

Two minors had been flogged in Maant space of Mathura district after they tried to get a second serving to of fruits at a non secular perform, following which two individuals had been arrested, police mentioned on Monday.

The crime got here to gentle solely after a video clip went viral on the social media on Sunday, after which the 2 accused males had been arrested.

The incident occurred on Friday when the fruits had been being distributed as ‘prasad’ on the perform. Within the video clip, the 2 kids aged 12 and 10 are seen crying and begging for mercy whereas the lads proceed to beat them and accuse them of stealing fruits. Throughout the beating, the youngsters additionally tries to free themselves as their fingers and toes had been tied up with ropes.

The district baby rights’ physique has knowledgeable the UP State Fee for Safety of Little one Rights and the district baby welfare committee in regards to the incident.

Childline District Coordinator in Mathura, Narendra Parihar, mentioned: “One of many victims is from the identical village whereas the opposite is a migrant labourer’s baby, who’s untraceable.”

In keeping with the assertion given by one of many minors, his solely crime was that he had rejoined the queue to obtain ‘prasad’ the second time, which infuriated some native youths.

Accused Pawan Kumar and Susheel Kumar had been booked underneath Sections 342 (wrongful consignment), 323 (voluntarily inflicting damage), 504 (intentional insult with intent to impress breach of the peace) and 506 (prison intimidation) of IPC at Maant police station.

Mathura Senior superintendent of police Gaurav Grover mentioned that investigation within the matter was on.


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