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Man tied to tree, thrashed on suspison of being child-lifter

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Press Trust of India Satna (MP)
A man was beaten up on suspicion of being a child-lifter near Satna city in Madhya Pradesh on Friday morning, police said.
While the police identified two of the accused from a video which surfaced on social media, no one has been arrested so far.
The incident took place at Tikuriya Tola by-pass outside Satna, said Kolgawa police station in-charge R P Singh.
A group of around ten persons tied up the victim, who appeared to be between 25 to 30 years old and mentally challenged, to a tree on suspicion that he was a child-lifter, and beat him up, he said.
On learning about the incident, a police team rushed to the spot and took him to a hospital, Singh said.
The victim's name was yet to be ascertained.
Two of the accused were identified while the police were trying to ascertain the identity of others, Singh added.

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First Published: Aug 30 2019 | 7:50 PM IST

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