Dalit widow tortured and assaulted at Prakasam district in Andhra Pradesh allegedly over Inter-caste marriage
In a deeply unsettling and appalling event, a Dalit widow experienced a savage attack. This brutal assault encompassed the distressing acts of disrobing, restraining her limbs, applying pepper to her eyes, and a purported endeavour to set her ablaze. Reportedly, this incident occurred due to her brother’s decision to elope and marry a woman from an upper caste several months ago.
Prakasham (Andhra Pradesh): In a shocking and horrifying incident, a Dalit widow was subjecte included stripping, tying her limbs, throwing pepper in her eyes, and an attempt to burn her alive brother eloped and married an upper caste woman few months back. The incident unfolded in a v Mandal of Prakasam district in Andhra Pradesh exposing the deep-rooted caste prejudices that s country.
As the country geared up to celebrate Independence Day, a village in Prakasam district witnesse approximately 12:30 am on a Monday night, a Dalit widow found herself at the mercy of her torm brother’s inter-caste marriage had provoked the anger of the upper-caste family, leading them to violence on her.
According to the police, the victim’s brother fell in love with an upper caste woman living in neigh village. They eloped and got married in March. The parents of the young lady held unfavourable o differences in caste and initiated an assault on the young man’s residence Immediately after the included insults directed towards his family, especially his mother and sister. The incident escalat leaving the woman severely injured. The parents also issued threats and demanded for the return As reported by the victims, the Darshi police had taken action and filed a case against the perpet protection laws. Subsequently, the accused were apprehended. Once they got out on bail they ag on Monday night.
The fateful night of the attack unfolded when the victim had come to visit her mother. While fetch the street, she was ambushed by the enraged family. The assailants showed no mercy as they th eyes and attacked her with knives, causing severe injuries. Subsequently, the victim was dragged her clothes were forcibly removed, and her hands and legs were bound with ropes. The attackers level of brutality by striking her with the handle of an axe. In a chilling turn of events, they doused to set her ablaze. She was then dragged away from the place.
Fortunately, the timely intervention of the police prevented the horrifying incident from escalating witnessed the inhumane treatment of the Dalit widow called the emergency helpline (Dial-100), p In a deeply unsettling and appalling event, a Dalit widow experienced a savage attack. This brutal assault encompassed the distressing acts of disrobing, restraining her limbs, applying pepper to her eyes, and a purported endeavour to set her ablaze.
Reportedly, this incident occurred due to her brother’s decision to elope and marry a woman from an upper caste several months ago. arrive at the scene around 1:20 am. The victim was discovered in a dire state, locked up and sev of the accused in Botlapalem village. She was immediately rushed to the hospital for medical trea Upon receiving information about the incident, District SP Malika Garg ensured that the provision Atrocities Act were invoked, leading to the arrest of the accused individuals. IPS officer Ankita Su victim at the hospital as investigations began.
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