The Palluruthy police arrested 30-year-old Akhil for allegedly beating a four-year-old in Kochi.
He was arrested after a complaint was raised by the child’s parents who said that Akhil had brutally beaten the boy. They also stated that he threatened the boy’s mother and asked them not to approach the police.
The case registered against Akhil is under various provisions of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Juvenile Justice (JJ) act. “A case has been registered under Section 324 and 506 of IPC and Section 75 of the JJ Act. We got the complaint on June 22 and arrested him yesterday. He has been remanded,” police said (PTI).