SHUJABAD (Web Desk) – Locals on Tuesday brutally beat a 40-year-old man on a suspicion of child abductionin in Shujabad.

According to details, the angry residents tortured an innocent man identified as Afzal for about one hour near railway crossing in Shujabad.

The victim was mentally ill and fell unconscious but the people continued beating him after which the police officers were called to handle the situation.

Security officers took Afzal into custody and shifted him to city police station for further investigation.