Viral Video: In a shocking incident in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh, a video circulating on social media depicts a person tied upside down from a tree and brutally thrashed on suspicion of theft. The fear of law enforcement seems to be diminishing despite the increasing number of encounters in the state.
The main accused, identified as Rajesh Dhaikar, and three others have been charged in connection with the inhumane act. The victim, Jaishankar Baheliya, pleaded with joined hands, but the miscreants continued the assault, even applying chilli powder to his body.
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The incident, reminiscent of Taliban-style punishment, unfolded in broad daylight with onlookers recording the brutality. Although a case has been registered, it raises concerns about the deteriorating state of law and order in the region.
Currently, three accused have been arrested, and a police probe is underway to apprehend the remaining suspect who fled the scene. Strict legal actions are promised, including the confiscation and demolition of illegal properties associated with the perpetrators.