A father of young girl mercilessly beat up a teen boy with stick in public in Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh for sharing a photograph of his daughter in the Tik-Tok video and singing a song along.
The incident was captured on camera which is doing rounds on social media. In the viral video, the boy was tied to the pole and was thrashed by girl’s father for posting his daughter image in Tik-Tok.
#Saharanpur में सोशलमीडिया के #Live एप @tiktok_us पर गांव की लड़की का फोटो लगाकर गाना गाने वाले युवक की पंचायत के बाद उसके पिता ने ही पिटाई की pic.twitter.com/TgFAjuxioL
— Narendra Pratap (@narendrauptv) January 7, 2019
According to the reports, the Panchayat after watching the TikTok video ordered for a ‘khap Panchayat’ like punishment – self-styled punishment – for the teenager. On Panchayat’s order, father of the girl thrashed the teen boy with a stick, multiple times.
After the video became viral, police came into action. The father of the teenager was also thrashed, said police. A case has been registered under IPC sections 107, 116 and others. Police is looking for the accused who thrashed the teenager.