The incident took place three days back in Sohian Kalan village in Amritsar when the children, who belong to poor families, were flying kites in the area. A criminal case has been registered against the man, senior police official Majitha Mohit Kumar said.
“Ashurbanpal Singh Latti accused them of uprooting radishes from his fields and in anger, thrashed and stripped them. He then paraded them naked on the road as punishment,” Mr Kumar added.
A video of the incident was recorded by a bystander has gone viral on social media.