(Picture source- Times now)
A video of a 17-year-old boy being harassed by few people in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh went viral on social media. In a video, it can be seen that four people are beating a minor, forcibly making him smoke a cigarette and licking their shoes.
On Thursday night when the victim didn't return home, his parents filed a missing complaint at Gora Bazar police station. Later on, the video surfaced and it was found that four people were harassing him over a financial dispute of Rs. 2000. One slapped him repeatedly while the other one made him smoke a cigarette and all of them forced him to clean and lick their shoes.
The viral video led the police to recognize the accused. Four people have been charged with kidnapping and assault. Out of four, one accused Deepak Passi has been arrested while others are still missing. Police have launched a manhunt to nab them.
Inspector Sahadev Sahu told that " The incident happened due to a dispute over Rs. 2000. When the victim didn't return home on Thursday night, a missing person complaint was filed by his parents. Later the video of the boy being thrashed surfaced".