scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Saturday, October 31, 2020

Three Dalit brothers allege assault, 2 arrested

Three Dalit brothers were allegedly thrashed by a mob on Monday after they objected to derogatory remarks against Dr Ambedkar in Virar’s M B Estate area.

By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Updated: October 13, 2015 2:31:21 am

Following a complaint by three brothers belonging to the Dalit community that they were “brutally” assaulted in Virar for objecting to derogatory remarks against Dr B R Ambedkar, Palghar police on Monday arrested two persons.

Three Dalit brothers were allegedly thrashed by a mob on Monday after they objected to derogatory remarks against Dr Ambedkar in Virar’s M B Estate area.

“We acted on information received by us. Our probe revealed that two persons played a key role and have been arrested,” said a Palghar police spokesperson. According to the police, Sagar Ingle (25), Jeet Ingle (30) and Chetan Ingle (22), sons of RPI corporator Pandurang Ingle in Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporation, were beaten up with sticks and iron rods.

“Six persons have been booked and only two have been arrested,” police added.

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines

For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App.

0 Comment(s) *
* The moderation of comments is automated and not cleared manually by indianexpress.com.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement