HYDERABAD: In a shocking incident which shows the police apathy, a minor was reportedly kept chained inside a police station in Andhra Pradesh for five days.

According to the sources, the 13-year-old boy was accused of stealing a chain. He was detained and brought to a police station at Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh. 

The boy, a rag-picker, is seen wiping his tears and his leg is chained to a window inside the police station. 

However, the police officer denied of detaining him for days and claimed that the boy was caught yesterday.

After the shocking visuals became public, an investigation has started in the matter.