Kozhikode: A man from Kannur was taken into custody for brutally thrashing a six-year-old migrant boy. The horrific incident happened in Thalassery, Kannur district, on Thursday.
The accused has been identified as Sihshad Muhammad, a native of Ponnyambalam. In a CCTV footage, which has gone viral on social media, Muhammad was seen kicking the boy who was leaning on the assailant’s car for a while. Sihshad was seen unapologetic about his heinous act even after the onlookers interrogated him. Instead, he argued with the people surrounding there. The lady in Purdah with him was also remorseless about the inhuman act. Following the incident, both of them drove away,
Following media reports, the police were forced to arrest Sinshad Muhammad and file non-bailable charges against him, including attempted murder. After the arrest, his car was also taken into custody. After the CCTV footage of the incident gained widespread attention, police took action.
According to the local media reports, the boy sustained a serious back injury and has been admitted to the hospital. The boy has been identified as Ganesh, son of a migrant labour from Rajasthan.