A video of several drunk men attacking a 50-year-old homeless man and attempting to burn his private parts in Chennai has gone viral. 

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As per an India Today report, the incident took place around 1:30 am on June 4, when four men including a minor harassed Zaffar, who was sleeping near a bank at Kodambakkam's Rangarajapuram, and tried to torch his private parts. 

When Zafar protested after waking up from the fire, the accused beat him up with pipes.

The accused have been arrested and have admitted to the crime. Police are now looking for Zaffar to file a case. 

(Feature image source: video grab/@IndiaToday)