Moral policing: 47-yr-old man stripped, tied to pole and beaten up in Kerala

The victim sustained severe injuries and even lost three teeth in the incident

Moral policing: 47-yr-old man stripped, tied to pole and beaten up in Kerala

A 47-year-old man was stripped and beaten up by a group of people in Thrissur district of Kerala after he was found "under suspicious circumstances".

The incident happened on Saturday night. According to a report in Mathrubhumi News, unidentified men rounded up Palliparambil Salam for frequently visiting a house in the area.

They then stripped Salam and tied him to an electric post before beating him, in which he sustained severe injuries and even lost three teeth. The police reached the place only after the gang questioned Salam for hours. The men also circulated the nude photos of Salam on social media.

Police have started the investigation after recording the statement of victim. Salam is undergoing treatment at Kodungallur Taluk government hospital.