In an incident, four minor boys were tied to trees and thrashed by people over suspicion of a series of theft at Nilikana village in Kendrapara district late last night.
According to reports, the villagers were highly distressed after multiple cases of theft were reported from the region in the past few weeks. On Monday night, the villagers were alert and strolling on the road at Nilikana to catch hold of the thieves. The locals managed to nab one of the thieves moving around in the village and after threatening the boys with dire consequences also managed to nab the other three members of the gang.
Later, the villagers tied them to trees and thrashed them. Meanwhile, police were informed and arrived at the scene to take the boys into custody.Odisha News Insight