12-year-old Indian boy beaten to death for cookie theft

India boy beaten to death for stealing cookies

Thadi village in eastern Bihar’s Purnia district.   Google maps

(SOURCE)  A 12-year-old Indian boy was stripped, hung upside down and beaten to death in front of his family on Sunday in Bihar for allegedly stealing some cookies from a village shop, a Dubai newspaper reported.

Local shop owner Ajay Yadav was robbed Friday night at Thadi village in eastern Bihar’s Purnia district. He accused brothers Pintu Kumar, 13, and Chhotu Kumar, 12, of stealing a few packets of cookies, some chewing tobacco and petty cash, Gulf News reported.

The two boys were caught by villagers and pleaded guilty before a village court. They were ordered to be hung upside down and beaten.

1 thought on “12-year-old Indian boy beaten to death for cookie theft

  1. This makes me long for the time coming when they shall beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks.

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