Mumbai – Indradev Pandey
The Kandivali police have booked 7 people from Kachpada area in Kandivali west in the wee hours of Thursday for allegedly stripping and shaving the heads of two robbers caught red-handed by the locals.
According to the police officials the 15 people are being identified by the videos that they clicked while stripping the robbers, shaving their heads and making them parade in the area. Officers added that on Wednesday night two men identified as Akshay and Vikas had broken into a house and robbed a mobile phone along with Rs 30,000. The locals however caught the men and locked them up in a room where they put garlands on them after making them remove their clothes leaving just their underwear on.
The men then recorded a video where the robbers have confessed to the crime.
The Kandivali police said that tithe locals should have handed the men over to them instead of stripping them. The police are now questioning the men in the video and also trying to identify the locals who shot the video and decided to punish the robbers Ilona their own. “We will arrest the men who committed the offense,” said a police officer from Kandivali police station.