Assault on Dalits for deposing as witnesses in court in Uttar Pradesh’s Mainpuri
A shocking incident is being reported from Uttar Pradesh’s Mainpuri. Dalits were assaulted in Mainpuri for deposing against the accused as witnesses in court. The 2 Dalit men were cornered and brutally assaulted resulting in grievous injuries to both. The accused are known to be influential people in the area who wanted the witnesses to depose as per their instructions in a case under the SC/ST Act. The victims were brutally thrashed when they refused to do so.
Courtesy : TNN