A 16-year-old boy was stripped naked and brutally beaten up by a gang of boys in Delhi’s Southwest Inderpuri area on Monday. It is also believed that the gang of four boys subjected the boy to unnatural sex.
The incident happened on Monday but was officially reported on Wednesday after which the police have arrested four people.
“The boy was thrashed by the group and the perpetrators were drunk. A case of criminal assault and wrongful confinement has been registered in connection with the matter and four persons arrested from a slum cluster in the area,” DCP (Southwest) Surender Kumar said on Thursday.
He also said “the medico-legal counseling report of the boy doesn’t suggest any sexual assault but once the final reports come in, sexual assault charges will also be applied to the case.
An unverified video of the incident was allegedly recorded and circulated by the group, surfaced on Thursday evening. In, the video a boy can be clearly seen being beaten up, with his hands and legs tied. The boy can be seen screaming for help and was writhing in pain. The video has not been verified up till now but it has become viral on social media after which the police force came into action.
Four accused were caught on Wednesday evening after the video went viral and the family of the victim approached the police officials
All the Friends and relatives of the victim have also purported that the four ruffians also put alcohol and chilly powder on the boy’s genitals. He was stripped naked and was forced to walk all over the lanes in the locality where he lived. The boy was extremely tormented after incident after which he did not return home for long and tried to commit suicide but was later saved by a good Samaritan.