Upper caste males allegedly stopped a Dalit groom and others in a wedding occasion from coming into a temple and assaulted them at a tribal-dominated space in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore district.
Following a grievance by the groom’s father, an FIR has been filed at Manpur police station underneath the IPC and SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and 4 folks out of the 9 named accused have been arrested.
According to the grievance by the groom’s father Omprakash, the wedding occasion had determined to cease at a temple on their solution to the marriage ceremony. On approaching the temple, the accused stopped the automobiles through which the groom Vikas Kalmodiya and others had been touring and used drive to forestall them from coming into the temple, the grievance says.
In tribal-dominated Manpur a wedding procession of the Dalit groom was stopped by some highly effective males of the village in entrance of a temple, Police registered a grievance and three accused had been arrested pic.twitter.com/7JJ6ExK3ls
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The complainant has additionally alleged that the higher caste males used casteist slurs and assaulted folks within the marriage occasion. He has mentioned that he suffered accidents on his again and that his spiritual sentiments have been harm within the incident.
Subdivisional Police Officer, Mhow, Vinod Sharma mentioned the case has been lodged underneath sections 341, 323, 506, 153-A, 295-A, and 147 of the IPC and provisions of SC/ST Atrocities Act and 4 folks have been arrested and despatched to jail. The FIR names 9 accused and mentions an unidentified accused.
According to police, villagers have claimed that the groom had carried out puja on the temple and some folks within the marriage occasion had been stopped from coming into as a result of they had been drunk.
Later, the wedding occasion carried out puja within the presence of police and the marriage additionally befell underneath police safety.