CHATTARPUR: A little minor girl was allegedly beaten up severely by a so called higher class family, citing that the girlms shadow fell on their muscleman. The police said that a woman in Ganeshpura village has thrashed the minor girl, as the victim’s shadow fell on a muscleman who belongs to the woman’s family.
Additional Superintendent of Police Neeraj Pandey said that the incident has took place on June 13th and a case was registered on the same date at a police station at Gadi Malhera.
According to the First Information Report, Mr.Neeraj said ” The girl was fetching water from a hand pump in the village when the incident took place. A muscleman who was passing by the hand pump noticed that the girl’s shadow fell on the minor girl”
The episode at the hand pump has angered the so called Higher caste family to such an extent that the women has severely beaten up the girl and threatened that she would kill the girl if she was again spotted at the Hand pump.
It was reported that the Yadav’s family has even stopped the family from going to the Police Station. However, the girl’s father has somehow managed to reach the Police Station and registered a FIR against he women. A case under IPC sections 323, 341, 506 has been registered and an investigation into the case has started.
The incident has surfaced the problem of Untouchability which is still prevalent in the remote areas of India. The actions of the Higher castes against the dalits have reached to such an extent that the dalits were not allowed even to look into the eyes of the Higher class people, The Huffingtonpost reports.