By: Talat Mohsin
The incident took place at Bhavkedhi village in Madhya Pradesh’s Shivpuri district. According to reports, the children were brutally beaten to death on Wednesday for defecating in the open.
The children have been identified as 12-year-old Roshni and 10-year-old Avinash. According to the police inspector Dhakad the children were allegedly beaten to punish them for defecating in front of the local panchayat building. They were rushed to the hospital where the doctors declared them brought dead. Police inspector Dhakad also added that efforts are underway to catch the culprits.
This is not the first time that such an incident has took place in the state. A 58-year-old man was beaten to death and another one injured by a mob on the suspicion of peacock theft in Madhya Pradesh’s Neemuch town in the month of July.