Man beaten to death in Kerala, act of moral policing or genuine misunderstanding?
news Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 05:30
The News Minute | February 16, 2015 | 10.30 AM IST | Updated on February 22, 2015 A fifty-five-year-old man was assaulted by a group of men in Kerala on Sunday, and later succumbed to his injuries. The man was then dumped into a residential compound where he succumbed to injuries late in the night. However, what is unclear is the motive behind the attack. News reports suggest that Prabhakaran, 55, was assaulted by a group of men in a bid to moral police as he had been visiting a woman. The police however claim that the attackers thought he was a thief as they had found Prabhakaran's presence near a house in Kulakalloor, Cherpulassery Sunday late evening suspicious. â€œThe place has been witnessing many thefts in the recent past and people have been very vigilant. The men thought Prabhakaran to be a thief and assaulted him. After the assault they dumped his body in a nearby residential compound. He was found dead late in the night," this is what the police told The News Minute. Investigation has revealed that a 11 member gang was behind the attack of which 9 have already been arrested.Â Tweet Follow @thenewsminute