Chennai, July 7: The world was shocked to find a video in which a 4-year-old toddler was seen drinking alcohol. The video has become viral on Whatsapp and Facebook.
Police began investigation after watching the viral video. Tracking the number of a motorbike, which was seen in the video, police finally nabbed two persons. Cops are yet to arrest four more accused who currently are on run.
The incident took place at Mel Cholankuppam village in Tiruvannamalai district, Tamil Nadu. According to media reports, one of the arrested person was the maternal uncle of the child.
Speaking about their investigation, one police official was quoted as saying, "We are interrogating both of them. We need to interrogate the other four as well. This has happened two weeks ago. We are also speaking to the parents. The boy is fine now."
Police booked all accused under attempt to murder charges and Juvenile Justice Act. Commenting on the charges hurled against the accused, the police official said, "It's a serious charge. We would ensure tough actions are filed against them and they are brought to justice."
All accused had gone for a cricket match. After the match, they were drinking alcohol and later forced the kid to drink the leftover alcohol.
Watch the viral video: