Bengaluru: In a gruesome incident, children were subjected to torture by a gang in Bengaluru. They also shot videos of the assault which has gone viral.
The incident came to light on Saturday after the parents noticed burn and assault marks on the body parts of the children. The parents have approached Srikanth, a former corporator from Devasandra ward for help.
It is said that the miscreants made a group of minor boys sit on the ground and they were given ‘beedis’ to smoke. When the boys refused, they threatened to kill them and also injured them with a knife.
They asked the boys to get cigarettes for them and when the children refused they were beaten. They burnt the hands of the children. The ganja gang members tied the children to a tree and assaulted them for refusing to smoke beedis.
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The children were in shock and have developed symptoms of fever.
A case has been registered at Mahadevapura police station and further investigations are underway.
(With inputs from IANS)