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Man stripped, beaten up in public in Bangalore

July 31, 2009 19:09 IST

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 in Bangalore, police said on Friday.

He was trying to dismantle the stereo system from a car on Thursday when the owner caught him and raised an alarm. Soon, public gathered around the suspected thief 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.

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