Uncle, I am not a thief… I kept shouting, the beasts kept pelting me with sticks; Brutality with Dalit child in UP
Police took cognizance of the matter after the video of beating of a minor Dalit child went viral on social media. The police have detained an accused. The remaining accused are being identified and searched. Police say that all the accused will soon be arrested and sent to jail.
A video from Auraiya district of Uttar Pradesh is going viral on social media. Seeing this, even humanity should feel ashamed. On suspicion of theft, a minor Dalit child was taken hostage and beaten by some youths. The bullies beat the minor child mercilessly and gave Taliban punishment. The child’s hands and feet were tied with rope. After this he was beaten severely with sticks and slaps. After the video went viral, the police swung into action. The police registered a case and detained the 3 people seen in the video.
The case of beating a Dalit minor child by taking him hostage is from Mohalla Jogian of Phaphund police station area. Where there is predominance of a particular religion. Many people caught a minor Dalit child on charges of theft, tied his hands and legs with a rope and beat him with sticks and slaps. In the viral video, it can be clearly seen the place where the child is being beaten. Many people remain spectators at the same place. Women also did not understand the need to stop this incident after seeing it.
Muslim youths beat up
According to the information, Amit Valmiki is a resident of Phaphund police station area. Some Muslim youth have beaten him. After the video of the beating went viral, the police became helpless. The police officer immediately reached the spot and started investigating the video. On the complaint of the minor victim, a case has been registered and three persons have been taken into custody.
One accused in custody, search for the rest continues
In this entire matter, police officer Pradeep Kumar said that a video is going viral on social media. An investigation has been conducted in this regard. During investigation, it was found that this video is from near Guddu Medical Store in Mohalla Jogian of Phaphund police station area. In which the victim children are being beaten by some youths. Investigation is being done on the basis of the complaint lodged with the police. One person has been detained in this case. Efforts are being made to arrest the remaining accused.
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