Lakhimpur (UP): On Wednesday, a Dalit youth was supposedly beaten to death in the Lakhimpur district of Uttar Pradesh over theft charges here.
As per reports, the 22-year-old who belongs to a very poor family, was brutally assaulted by a mob and beaten till he died. Also, he was paraded naked on the streets by an angry mob who also asked the victim to disclose his caste.
His body was abandoned on the road. As of now, a case has been registered under the provisions of SC/ST Act and the matter is now being investigated by the local police.
So far no arrests have been made.
In yet another incident today, a Dalit man and his daughter were attacked by a temple priest in Uttar Pradesh’s Sambhal district for drinking water inside temple. These attacks come a day after PM Modi asked the people to not attack the Dalit community.