Two Dalit boys assaulted, paraded naked in Maharashtra's Ulhasnagar for stealing snacks Picture for representational purpose

Dna Correspondent | Mon, 22 May 2017-06:35am , Mumbai , DNA

In a shocking incident, two minor Dalit boys were allegedly assaulted, their heads tonsured and paraded naked with a garland of chappals around their necks in Ulhasnagar in Thane district of Maharashtra on Saturday evening.

The boys, aged 8 and 9 years, respectively, who are brothers, were accused of stealing chakli from a shop in Ulhasnagar. The Hill Line police have arrested Mehmood Pathan, 69, and his sons Irfan, 25, and Tavakal, 20, who run the shop.

The three not only assaulted the boys but recorded the entire incident on their cellphones and posted it on social media. In the video, one of the accused is seen slapping the boys. They said that the boys used to regularly steal from their shop in Ulhasnagar Camp 3.

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