Thief thrashed by public in Bangalore

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