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Mangaluru: Fisherman beaten up, hung upside down for allegedly stealing mobile phone

Mangaluru: Police in Mangaluru has filed a case after a video went viral showing a fisherman hung upside down and beaten by his fellow fishermen on a fishing boat for allegedly stealing a mobile phone.

The victim fisherman was identified as Vaila Sheenu and the incident took place in Dakke, south police station limits.

 

“FIR has registered under multiple sections of IPC after a few fishermen, in a video, were seen thrashing another fisherman on a fishing boat for allegedly stealing a mobile phone,” said Mangaluru Police Commissioner N Shashi Kumar.

An investigation is underway.

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