Maharashtra: Three minor Dalit boys pay heavy price for swimming in village well; beaten, paraded nude

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Published: June 14, 2018 9:40:21 pm

Officials said that the incident took place on June 10 (Sunday). (Representational)

In yet another case of Dalit atrocity, three minor Dalit boys were stripped, beaten and paraded nude in a village in Jalgaon, Maharashtra, for allegedly swimming in a village well. Officials said that the incident took place on June 10 (Sunday). However, it came to light only after some videos of the whole incident in Vakadi village went viral, throwing authorities into a tizzy.

So far two persons have been arrested in this connection and further investigations are underway, Maharashtra Social Justice Minister Dilip Kamble told media persons.

Meanwhile, Union Social Welfare Minister Ramdas Athawale had condemned the incident and demanded “stringent action against the perpetrators of the atrocity…

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