From: Siddhartha Kumar <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: zestcaste <email@example.com>
Sent: Mon, January 24, 2011 7:55:12 PM
Subject: [ZESTCaste] Three Dalits paraded naked for stealing
Three Dalits paraded naked for stealing
Agencies Posted online: Mon Jan 24 2011, 16:26 hrs
Muzaffarnagar : Three Dalit youths were allegedly paraded naked by a
panchayat for stealing a grass cutting machine at Sonta village here.
Not just that, teh atrocities against Dalits also encompassed a fine
of Rs 3,000, which was imposed on Adesh, Ajit and Nitu, all aged
between 20 to 25 years, sources said today.
Anil, a farmer belonging to Jat community had approached the community
panchayat and complained against the three Dalit men, claiming that
they had stolen his machine, the sources said.
According to the trio, a compromise was reached between the two
parties yesterday after they confessed to their crime and the
panchayat ordered that they be paraded naked and pay the fine.
Police denied receiving any information about the incident.
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