Footage of a 12-year-old boy being stripped naked and being harassed by his seniors has surfaced from Kayamkulam in Kerala. According to the police, the incident happened in August, during the festival of Onam, but the parents of the victim came to know of the incident only now when the video was getting circulated on messaging platforms.
The boy was stripped and beaten up by other youngsters older than him after he informed some elders about their smoking habits, Rejish S, a police officer from Kayamkulam told The News Minute.
The boy can be heard pleading for his clothes in the video. While two other boys are seen taunting and shoving him, only the audio of the third person (recording the video) can be heard.
Following a police complaint lodged by the parents, a case has been registered against five people and one person has been detained by the Kayamkulam police. All the five accused are teenagers and study in different schools and colleges in the locality.