2 children tortured on theft charge
Two children have allegedly been tortured after tying up their hands with a tree in Bhandaria upazila of Pirojpur district on theft charge.
Police, however, arrested two persons in a case filed in this connection.
The arrested persons are Khalilur Rahman and his son Mehedi Hasan.
Quoting locals, police said Khalilur, a grocer of Uttarbhitabaria village, called Rakib Hawlader and his friend Hridoy Bayati at noon in front his shop and took them to his house on suspicion of lifting money on Saturday afternoon.
Later, he tied their hands with a tree and beat them up, leaving them critically injured.
They were taken to Bhandaria Upazila Health Complex for treatment.
Police have arrested Khaliliur and his son following a case filed by Rakib's mother.
Bhandaria Police Station officer-in-charge SM Maksudur Rahman confirmed the matter.