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Dalit violence


Gujarat Court agrees to hear Una Dalit case on daily basis

July 03, 2019 4:17 am

Vashram Sarvaiya, the complainant, is one of the eight Dalit victims who were assaulted allegedly while they were skinning the carcass of a cow in Mota Samadhiyala village, and also allegedly kidnapped, taken to Una town and flogged on July 21, 2016.

Man convicted of Dalit’s murder held for assault on deceased’s brother

July 02, 2019 1:03 am

Arjan was sentenced to life imprisonment in November 2018 for allegedly murdering Sarvaiya’s elder brother, Lalji, in Ankolali village of Una taluka. Arshi’s father is also in jail for the same offense.

Madhya Pradesh: Two held for flogging Dalit petrol pump employee

July 07, 2018 4:46 am

A Dalit employee of a petrol pump in Madhya Pradesh’s Hoshangabad was allegedly tied to a pole and flogged with a whip because people running the pump wanted to instil fear in employees against being absent from work.

Bhavnagar: DGP transfers probe into Dalit youth murder to CID-Crime

June 07, 2018 7:30 am

Victim’s father had met DGP last week, told him that he had no faith in the investigation carried out by Bhavnagar police

Attack on Dalit boy over moustache was staged, say Gandhinagar police

October 07, 2017 2:23 pm

On September 29 in the same village, another 24-year-old Dalit man, Krunal Maheriya, was allegedly beaten up for sporting a moustache. In both cases the victims have alleged that the attackers were from the upper-caste Darbar community.

Rajasthan: Dalit girl raped after she went to defecate in fields

July 27, 2017 12:24 am

The four persons abducted the girl and took her to their rented accommodation, where they allegedly raped her, police said. The accused fled the spot. The girl was found lying unconscious by her family members, who informed police of the incident.

One Dalit is killed as Saharanpur is back on the boil, attack after Mayawati’s rally

May 24, 2017 5:51 am

The person who died has been identified as Ashish Meghraj, 25, a resident of Sarsawa.