Ghaziabad: In a disturbing incident, four people were beaten and their private parts were injected with petrol in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district last week, on suspicion that they stole a mobile phone.
Police have arrested two persons and booked another for injecting petrol into private parts of the four.
The mobile phone, over which the altercation started was of Rizzu, the brother of a local Samajwadi Party leader, who runs a milk dairy under Loni police station area.
Rizzu accused Zaheer Baig (17), Gulzar (16) Fimo and Firoz (both 25), of stealing his mobile phone. He called all the four to his dairy, where he along with his associates, including Akil and Nadeem thrashed them and injected petrol into the private parts.
Zaheer and Gulzar are in a serious condition and have been referred to to GTB hospital in Delhi for treatment.
An FIR has been lodged at Loni Kotwali police station under section 323 (causing hurt), 504 (insult with intent to provoke breach of peace), 506 (criminal intimidation), 377 (unnatural offences) and POCSO Act, the SP said. Rizzu and Akil have been arrested while Nadeem is still at large, he added.