Three Sikh boys brutally thrashed on suspicion of theft in Maharashtra, one dies
Three Sikh boys were allegedly thrashed on suspicion of theft in Maharashtra's Parbhani, killing one. The incident reportedly took place on Saturday, May 27.
The Maharashtra Police have filed an FIR against five people for brutally thrashing Sikh minors. An FIR has been lodged under sections 302, 307, 341, 143, 147, 148, and 149 of the Indian Penal Code and section 135 of the Maharashtra Police Act, 1951.
The victims have been identified as Kirpal Singh Bhond, Arun Singh Tak and Gora Singh alias Sachin Singh Dudhani.
According to the reports, victims had gone to catch pigs at 3 am on May 26 when they were attacked by 4-5 persons on suspicion of theft. They were brutally thrashed with iron rods and were later taken to a nearby hospital where Kirpal was declared dead. Arun Singh and Gora Singh are said to be in serious condition.
- With inputs from our correspondent