Azamgarh, July 17: A brazen crime came to fore, wherein a youth was tied and was subjected to electric shock on the suspicion of stealing in Azamgarh.
The incident held in Saraimir, where the assailants tied hands and legs of a youth and gave him an electric shock, they also captured the scenario on their mobile and later circulated the video on social media.
The victim is currently taking treatment at Sadar Hospital where his condition is said to be stable now. Police have filed a case against nine men and arrested five among them.
As per the Saraimir resident Shiv Kumar, three days ago, some men were making objectionable remarks. Shiv Kumar interrupted them and asked them to stop that but he was threatened with dire consequences for this.
The very next day, the fearless crooks reached his home and held him captive at a place in Sanjarpur where he was assaulted and was subjected to electric shocks.
Then he was thrashed in the midway on street in critical condition. Locals informed his family about the incident and he was taken to the medical facility.
Police filed the case under relevant IPC sections after watching the video, where on the suspicion of mobile theft, a youth was assaulted.