A man was beaten up by five armed men at Nayian Chowk here in the remit of Baghbanpura Police here the other day.Police said that Shahid was on the way back home when five unidentified men intercepted him at Nayian Chowk. The culprits tried to rob him and brutally tortured him on putting up resistance.The injured told the police in his statement that assailants had some old grudge with his brother Kashif who was living in United Kingdom for the last few years. He said that attackers had also threatened to kill his brother earlier and had hurled threats of dire consequences to his family.He requested the police to provide security to his family besides arresting the assailants. Further investigation is underway.