Kolkata: A minor boy was badly beaten up by some local youths after they suspected him to be a thief.The incident occurred at Rampurhat in Birbhum and triggered chaos. Police said the victim, identified as Nabin Sahani, was beaten up by some local businessmen, who accused him to be a thief. Some of them alleged that the victim tried to steal money from one of the shops. The victim, a resident of a neighboring village, is a mentally retarded boy.He received severe injuries. After being informed, police rushed to the spot and rescued the victim. After conducting a probe, police came to Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeknow about the identity of the victim boy.He was taken to Rampurhat Sub-divisional hospital where he is admitted. According to the hospital sources, the victim has injuries on his body.After being informed, the victim’s mother lodged a specific complaint with the local police against the businessmen, who attacked him. On the basis the complaint, police have started a detailed probe in this regard.A senior police officer in the district assured the family members of the victim that stern action will be taken against those who will be found guilty. Locals are being interrogated in this connection. Police are investigating if there was any motive behind the incident.