Four Arrested in Tripura for Beating Sagar Shuklabaidya, Pouring Salt and Chilli Powder on Wounds

Four Arrested in Tripura for Brutally Assaulting a Youth: A Shocking Incident Unveiled

Agartala, Tripura: In a horrifying incident that has left the community in disbelief, four individuals have been apprehended by the Tripura police for allegedly savagely beating a young man and subsequently pouring salt and chilli powder on his wounds. The distressing event unfolded at the BBI playground in Dharmanagar of North District on January 18, when a group of assailants attacked Sagar Shuklabaidya.

The incident came to light after a video of the assault went viral on social media, prompting swift action from the authorities. The police have taken cognizance of the video and have arrested the four accused individuals, namely Koushik Datta, Tanmoy Debnath, Sumit Debnath, and Gobil Bhattacharjee. These perpetrators have been presented before the court, with the police assuring that the remaining individuals involved will also face the consequences of their actions in due course.

The authorities have registered cases against more than five people under Sections 341, 342, 325, 326, 506, and 34 of the Indian Penal Code. Expressing his concern over the incident, North District Superintendent of Police (SP) Bhanupada Chakraborty stated, “It is a sad incident. We immediately lodged an FIR [first information report] and started an investigation. Among the FIR-named individuals, we have arrested four. We shall arrest the rest at the earliest.”

According to reports, Sagar Shuklabaidya allegedly fell victim to the assault after being caught stealing the mobile phones of the accused youths. However, such an act of retribution does not justify the excessive violence inflicted upon him. The incident has sparked outrage within the community, raising questions about the need for swift justice and ensuring the safety of individuals.

This shocking incident serves as a stark reminder of the importance of maintaining law and order within our society. No one should be subjected to such barbaric treatment, regardless of the alleged offense committed. The authorities have taken a step in the right direction by apprehending the culprits, but it is imperative that they continue their efforts to ensure that justice is served.

As the investigation unfolds, it is crucial for the community to come together, support the victim, and demand that such acts of violence are not tolerated. Only by standing united against such atrocities can we hope to create a safer and more compassionate society for all.

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