18-year-old, suspected to be a thief, thrashed to death in Bengaluru
news Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 05:30
The News Minute | December 18, 2014 | 08:36 am IST A teenager, who was suspected of stealing construction equipment from a building under construction, was beaten to death allegedly by two men on Tuesday, states a report by The New Indian Express. The 18-year-old victim, Tony Vincent, was a resident of Siddhartha Nagar in Bengaluru. Vincent had left for college around nine in the morning, however, he did not attend classes. He was in Mathikere when the incident took place. He was allegedly caught, hit with logs and killed. His body was then dumped at an isolated spot near HMT Layout. Passers-by informed the police after noticing his body, states the report. The police have arrested the alleged attackers, Manjunath alias Water Manjunath (41) and Hanumanth (32); both were supervising a construction. According to the police, when the duo noticed Vincent roaming around suspiciously, they concluded that he wanted to steal their equipment. They then allegedly caught the boy 'to teach him a lesson'. They tied his hands and legs with wires and beat him up. When the duo realised that the boy had died, they dumped his body in Jalahalli, adds the report. Also read: Mob justice in Bengaluru? Man thrashed by public in critical condition
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