HYDERABAD: Police on Friday arrested a madrassah teacher who was caught torturing students in a video that went viral on social media.

SSP Hyderabad took notice of the viral video which captured the madrassah teacher, identified as Shabbir Ahmed s/o Ghulam Hussain, beating up students who had come to learn the Holy Quran in a mosque situated within limits of the Cantt Police Station.

In the video, the madrasshah teacher can be seen hitting children with a pipe and arguing when asked not to beat them up by a man who had come to pray at the mosque.

The madrasshah teacher is heard in the video arguing back and telling the man to continue praying. No one will say anything even if I beat them to death, he is heard saying and then continuing to hit the children.