Begusarai (Bihar), Oct 29 (PTI) The Bihar police are conducting raids to arrest the remaining accused in the Begusarai unnatural sex case, officials said Monday. Also Read - Bihar DElEd Merit List 2020 Released by DIET Patna at dietpatna.com, Check and Download Bihar DElEd 2020 Merit List NOW

A video of four college students being brutally tortured and forced into performing unnatural sex went viral on Sunday, leading to the arrest of seven persons. Also Read - Nitish Kumar Lands In Fresh Political Trouble After IndiGo Executive's Murder in Patna

“While seven persons have been arrested, raids are being conducted to nab the other accused,” SHO Town Police Station Trilok Mishra said. Also Read - IndiGo's Patna Airport Manager Shot Dead, Police Find Clue; Investigation on

Madhepura MP Pappu Yadav and senior RJD leader Alok Mehta visited the victims in the hospital on Monday.

The inmates of Kushwaha Hostel, a private male students boarding in Pokhariya area, were on Wednesday kidnapped by some persons from Kali Asthan Chowk, police said.

The victims were taken behind Begusarai Divisional Jail and assaulted by the miscreants. They were then disrobed and forced to indulge in unnatural sexual acts with each other, police said.

The accused also shot at the toes of the boarders, all male college students in the age group of 18 to 21 years, and made them drink liquor, police said, adding that the shocking act continued the entire day.

The boarders were subjected to the cruelty allegedly due to their refusal to buy water from a plant owned by one of the accused, police said.

The miscreants made a video of the incident and threatened to make it viral if the students lodged a complaint.

However, the video was anyway released on Saturday after which the police arrested seven persons.

Those who were arrested following a registration of an FIR by the boarders are– Golu Kumar, Ajay Kumar, Vinod Kumar, Raja Kumar, Rohit Kumar, Ganesh Kumar and Rahul Kumar, Mishra said.

Golu Kumar, who was arrested on Thursday owns the water treatment plant, police said, adding that another six were held on Saturday night.

The condition of the victims who were admitted to the Sadar Hospital was said to be stable.

This report of unnatural sex comes close on the heels of sexual abuse of girl inmates in a state-funded shelter home in Muzaffarpur.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.