A video showing a boy and believed to be a minor who was caught stealing from drugstore delivery truck was handcuffed and beaten by men who caught him. The boy is believed to be between 14 and 17 years old.

According to our sources, the boy sneaked into the truck while the truck crew is unloading its merchandise, but the security guard of the said drugstore saw him and quickly captured him. The boy was then handcuffed by to a fence before being struck by the security guard as shown in the video.

Boy caught stealing from drugstore handcuffed and beaten

The Philippine law states that A child fifteen (15) years of age or under at the time of the commission of the offense shall be exempt from criminal liability. However, the child shall be subjected to an intervention program pursuant to Section 20 of this Act. So that means if the boy in the video is indeed a minor he will not be liable and instead the men who struck him can be charged with child abuse.

Yeah, I know, that law kinda suck. That is why it needs to be amended and make it more less of a law that suck.

Meanwhile, netizens has mixed reactions on the video. Some say it's only just to punish the boy while others took pity for the boy saying he's just a poor hungry street child that is forced to steal. Whether hunger or addiction to rugby is what forced him to steal we didn't know.

Now let's ask you. Do you agree that this thief deserve to be treated like that? Share us your thoughts!

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