A local court in Manipur’s Thoubal district on Friday sent the four accused to police custody for 11 days to facilitate the police investigation of the horrendous crime, which shook the entire nation.
Sunil Kumar Jha has been charged with molesting and sexually harassing minor girls in a state government-run tribal hostel in the Jhabua district of the state.
A mayor's son has been booked on the charges of thrashing an employee of Municipal Corporation of Patna (MCP), an official said.
According to the police, Rabiyal Khan, a local businessman, tied the children's legs and kicked and beat them with a thick bamboo stick. The children were forced to lie down on an open field. Khan later told the police that the children had stolen parts from his tractor.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has also informed the police that he will video record the proceedings.
The verbal assault developed into threats and the couple were were forced out of metro at Dum Dum metro station. The enraged mob, which included middle-aged and elderly passengers, began to physically assault the boy.