Dalit Man Held Captive, Tortured in Uttar Pradesh
The police said that the accused have been arrested and the victim rushed to the district hospital where his condition was stated to be serious.
Lakhimpur Kheri (UP): A 22-year-old Dalit man was allegedly held captive and tortured by four people. The police said that the captors inserted an iron rod in his rectum, on suspicion that he was having an affair with a girl of their family.
The police added that the accused have been arrested and the victim rushed to the district hospital where his condition was stated to be serious.
According to police, on Wednesday night the Dalit man was mercilessly beaten by the accused causing injuries in his private parts. The victim’s family members alleged that an iron rod was also inserted in his rectum.
Tikonia SHO Gyan Prakash Tiwari said, “On the complaint by the victim’s brother, an FIR under IPC section 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt), 506 (criminal intimidation) and SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, has been lodged against four persons.”
They had suspected that the victim was having an affair with their kin, he said.
“All the four accused, Bramhadeen and his three sons Bharat, Gajraj and Raju, have been arrested,” Tiwari said, adding a detailed probe into the matter is on.
Courtesy : The Wire