Kerala man arrested for kicking 6-year-old migrant child in chest for leaning on car

A youth from Kerala’s Kannur district, Shihshad, was arrested on Friday after a viral video showed him kicking a six-year-old migrant boy, who was leaning on his car.

The incident was caught on CCTV and it took place in Kannur’s Thalassery on Thursday.

The migrant boy was from Rajasthan.

The police have registered a case against Shihshad under the attempt to murder charge.

The CCTV footage shows Shihshad walking towards the boy, who is seen leaning on the rear end of a parked car and kicking him.

The police only registered a case after visuals of the incident went viral on Friday.

The boy was later admitted to a local hospital.