Thief thrashed by public in Bangalore

A man was tied to a pole and thrashed by the public when he was allegedly trying to steal a stereo system from a car here, police said on Friday.

Updated: Jul 31, 2009, 18:31 PM IST

Bangalore: A man was tied to a pole and thrashed by the public when he was allegedly trying to steal a stereo system from a car here, police said on Friday.
He was trying to dismantle the stereo system from a car
yesterday when the owner caught him and raised an alarm. Soon,
public gathered around and tied him to a pole, police said,
adding he was punched and stripped of his trouser and shirt.

The mob also pulled out his belt and whipped him for a few
minutes before police arrived and took him in their custody.

Bureau Report