Boy dies after being beaten for stealing coconut

New Delhi, Jan 13: Stealing a coconut cost a 14-year-old boy his life when he was fatally beaten up by an auto-rickshaw driver in Delhi, police said Monday.

The accused driver Shohan Lal, in his 30s, was arrested Sunday night for his brutal act, a police officer said.

The teenaged victim, Sooraj, was beaten up by the accused Sunday in Govindpuri area of south Delhi after the driver caught him red-handed while he was stealing a coconut from his auto-rickshaw.

IANS