Gautampura dalit attacked with sharp weapons: Autopsy report
Indore: Post mortem examination of the 60-year-old deceased dalit man shows that he sustained fatal wounds from sharp-edged weapons in an attack by members of an upper caste community over an alleged land grabbing attempt early morning on Saturday. His final rites were carried out amidst heavy police deployment.
The house of the accused was also demolished late at night.
The incident took place on Thursday night when a group of dalits who had gone to take possession of their controversial farmland in Kalva village of Gautampura were attacked by members of an upper caste community leading to the death of a man on Friday night.
DIG Chandrashekhar Solanki said Shantilal, 40, Meherban, 35, Mayaram, son of Bhagwan, 60, Sanju Bai, 40, Sangeeta, 35, Hukum, 55 and Ramesh 62, were injured in the incident. A relative Lakhan Solanki told police that the injured had gone to their farmland when a group of men including Babusingh Rajput, his son Tufan Singh, brother Pawan, nephew Nagu Singh, Jitendra Rajput and others started an altercation with them. After a while over two dozen more men reached the spot and attacked the family members.
Mayaram succumbed to his injuries during treatment at MY hospital in Indore on Friday night.
Courtesy : TOI
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