Four men including two teenagers were beaten up and their private parts were injected with petrol in Ghaziabad near Delhi, allegedly on suspicion that they had stolen a mobile phone. The crime came to light after a WhatsApp video of the incident went viral and thereafter, two persons were arrested including Rizwan, the brother of a local Samajwadi Party leader, charging “unnatural offences”, and the third of the accused was escaped.
Last Friday he lost his mobile phone. Later, he suspected the four from his neighborhood of stealing just because they were at the spot on the time of stealing and called them to his shop.
Rizwan, joined with his two friends, Akil and Nadeem subjected to hours of beating and torture Fimo (25), Firoz (25), Zaheer Baig (17), Gulzar (16). They allegedly filled syringes with petrol from Rizwan’s bike and injected the four multiple times as they screamed and nearly fainted with pain.
The victims were rushed to the primary health center from where they were referred to the district hospital. The condition of Zaheer and Gulzar remained critical and they were further referred to GTB hospital in Delhi for treatment where the doctors bypassed their stool passing track by operating their intestines.
An FIR wan lodged at Loni Kotwali police station under section 323 (causing hurt), 377 (unnatural offenses), 506 (criminal intimidation), 504 (insult with intent to provoke breach of peace) and POCSO Act. Nadeem is still missing.