Sagar: In an inhuman act, four minor boys, aged between eight and fourteen, were forced to dip their hands in boiling oil by their neighbours after they suspected the boys of stealing Rs 500, reports stated on Saturday.
According to reports, the incident took place on Wednesday. Two local residents of Jhila village near Sagar, about 225 km from state capital Bhopal, found that Rs 500 were missing from there house.
Suspecting the four boys to have stolen their money, the two villagers after forcibly dipping the boys hands in oil, locked them in their house.
Hoping for a confession, they made the boys dip their hands in boiling oil. However, one of the victims managed to escape and informed his parents. Following which all the children were rescued. Police have arrested the family members.