khaskhabar.com : Friday, 11 June 2021 12:50 PM
Mahoba. A former village head, a former Block Development Council (BDC) member and four others have been accused of allegedly stripping and thrashing a former village head, a former Block Development Council (BDC) member and four others over a panchayat election rivalry in Uttar Pradesh’s Mahoba district. All the victims are from the Dalit community.
Police denied that the victims were stripped but two accused were arrested on Thursday after an FIR was registered under strict sections.
The incident is being told of Tindoli village of Srinagar police station area of the district.
According to reports, one of the victims, who is the brother of a former village headman, said that he had called brothers Ramlal, Vishwanath, Chavilal, Mahesh and Baburam to the accused Ram Vishal Mali and his brother Ramshree on Tuesday evening to discuss something. He was called to his house on the pretext of
Ramlal is a former village head, Mahesh is a former BDC member and Ramshree had recently contested panchayat elections.
Hiralal and his community members did not vote for Ramshree, which angered the accused.
After reaching the victim’s house, the accused brothers allegedly took off her clothes and then brutally beat her up.
Hiralal further alleged that when his wife came in search of him, the accused gave her casteist abuses.
Additional SP Mahoba, R.K. Gautam denied that the clothes of the victims were taken off.
He said that the investigation of the matter is on.
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