Wednesday, July 13, 2011

[ZESTCaste] Dalit youth dies in police custody in Pali, Rajasthan

Dalit youth dies in police custody in Pali, Rajasthan
United News of India
Pali, July 13, 2011

A Dalit youth, who was picked up by the police while he was allegedly
wandering in suspicious circumstances late last night, has died in
police custody.

A police spokesman said today Rahul Harijan of Keshav Nagar here was
nabbed by the police around midnight last night. He was brought to the
police station where he "fell ill" during interrogation.

He was rushed to a local hospital from where he was referred to the
Bangar Hospital and then to Jodhpur Medical College Hospital.

Doctors in Jodhpur declared him brought dead, the police said, adding
that the body was again being brought here for autopsy.


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