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[ZESTCaste] 16 Dalit labourers assaulted

16 Dalit labourers assaulted
Tuesday, 27 April 2010

Muzaffarnagar, April 27: Atleast 16 Dalit labourers were seriously
injured after being allegedly attacked by some men for refusing to
work in fields at Jagaheri village, police said today. The incident
occurred last evening and the victims were assaulted with sharp-edged
weapons and lathis.

A case against 18 people has been registered under Scheduled Castes
Prevention of Atrocities Act 1987, S P Rajiv Malhotra said, adding the
injured have been hospitalised.


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