MUZAFFARNAGAR: A courier operator was rushed to hospital in critical condition after a local gangster beat him up in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district, police said.
Vinod Kumar was thrashed by Pratap Singh in Thana Bhawan town over a monetary dispute on Saturday, Shamli Superintendent of Police Vineet Jaiswal said.
Action was taken after a video of the incident went viral on social media.
According to the SP, a police team rushed to the spot and took the critically injured victim to the hospital where he is receiving treatment.
The accused Pratap Singh has been arrested after a case was registered under IPC sections 307 (attempt to murder), 352 (assault or criminal force), 406 (criminal breach of trust) and 506 (criminal intimidation).