Man held on charge of brutalising boy – 30 Jan 2023

SUKKUR: A man was arrested and a search for his several associates was mounted by police after a video showing the man brutally beating up a small boy with a baton and others enjoying the scene went viral on the social media.

The Sukkur police said initial probe suggested that the man with his face covered caught hold of the boy accusing him of stealing some potatoes. According to the voices recorded in the video, the man and his associates were forcing the crying boy to call out his parents and the boy resisting their order and begging for mercy.

The boy was also shown reluctant to hold the mobile phone being given to him. The scene pertained to a locality of Salahpat town, the police claimed.

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