The pond owner himself posted the picture on Facebook after tying a teenager to a tree at Charghat in Rajshahi and torturing him for stealing fish. The incident took place at noon on Friday. The teenager is undergoing treatment at Charghat Upazila Health Complex. A case has been filed in this regard. Police arrested the pond owner that night.
The owner of the pond is Zahirul Islam. Allegedly, he took pictures of a 13-year-old eighth grader tied to a tree at a local school. He then posted the picture on Facebook himself. However, in his statement, he posted this picture on Facebook to make the fish farmers aware.
According to local sources, Zahirul Islam arrested the teenager on charges of stealing fish. He grabbed her ear and brought it up. Tied to a tree next to him and tortured. Thus he was tied up for an hour. Seeing the incident, the locals rescued the teenager and took him to Charghat Upazila Health Complex.