Thursday, September 16, 2010

[ZESTCaste] Notice against army officers for casteist remarks

Notice against army officers for casteist remarks

PTI | 03:09 PM,Sep 16,2010
Muzaffarnagar, Sep 16 (PTI) A local court has issued notice against
army officers of a military training centre, including a Lieutenant
Colonel for passing derogatory and casteist remarks against a dalit
military servant here today. Baljit, working at the army training
centre alleged that the four army officers had beaten him up and
passed casteist remarks against him after he declined to cut
government trees at an Army centre in Purqazi town in the district on
September 2, 2009. According to the prosecution, notice has been
issued against Lieutenant Colonel Rajesh, Subedar Major Godhram, Nayak
Naveen, storekeeper Shive Charan and the four have been directed to
appear in the court on October 15.

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