Man beaten up by kin of girlfriend, two arrested

Man beaten up by kin of girlfriend, two arrested

A 20-year-old youth was beaten up by his girlfriend’s father and brother, when he went to meet her near her house at Chamundeshwari Nagar in Hebbal on Sunday night.

The police said that the victim Kumar, 20, a resident of Papanna Block, was working as a promoter with Airtel company.  He is currently undergoing treatment in Baptist Hospital and is said to be out of danger. The girl’s father and brother Vinod have been arrested.

Kumar was in a relationship with a PU student for the past six years. Recently, Vinod, who checked her mobile phone, discovered this. Vinod warned her and Kumar was told that he should not talk to her or see her, police said.

On Sunday, around 11 pm, the girl called up Kumar on his mobile phone and asked him to come near her house, as she wanted to discuss about their marriage. Kumar obliged.

The girl’s father, who could not find her in the house, went looking for her and found his daughter talking to Kumar. He dragged both of them to his house and locked up Kumar in a room.

The girl’s father and Vinod thrashed Kumar black and blue and threatened to kill him if he tries to talk to her again, before letting him go, police said.

A bleeding Kumar was rushed to a hospital and the police were informed.  Kumar’s mother lodged a complaint against the girl’s father and Vinod.A case has been registered and investigation is on.

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