Dalit man beaten with sticks for drinking water from tap, dies (The Times of India)

Budaun: 24-year-old Dalit man died after being thrashed with sticks by several people allegedly for drinking water from a public tape, police said on Tuesday.

On Monday night, one Kamlesh was beaten with sticks by Suraj Rathore and his accomplice in Sathra village of Ushait Police Station area for drinking from a tap, Additional SP, Amit Kishore Srivastava said.c He was rushed to a hospital, where he died during treatment on Tuesday, he said. Police arrested Rathore and filed an FIR against him at the complaint of the victim’s father Jagdish, he said. Kamlesh’s body has been sent for post mortem and a detailed probe has been ordered in the matter and it will be helmed by UjhaniCO, Srivastava said. PTI

We also published the following articles recently

Dalit boy thrashed, forced to drink urine in UP villageA Dalit boy was allegedly assaulted, forced to drink urine, and had his eyebrows shaved by two men from his village in Uttar Pradesh. The incident took place under the Sujanganj police station in Jaunpur district. The boy underwent a medical examination and an FIR was filed against the two men. The medical tests will also determine if the boy is a minor. The accused filed a counter-case against the boy for alleged sexual harassment. The father initially faced resistance from the police but eventually contacted the Jaunpur SP.
This story was originally published in timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Read the full story here .

Related Articles