The Dalit man was beaten to death in the Nalanda district of Bihar for demanding Payment for his labor on an affluent farmer’s field. Upendra Ravidas, who was 25 years old, had been missing for five days. On Monday, Nalanda police fished his body out of a stream with a rope tied around his arms and legs. Killer had connected bricks to his body to prevent it from floating back to the surface. Around two weeks ago, Upendra and his brother-in-law had reportedly spent a day sowing paddy on a farm in a village. Meanwhile, The town was approximately 25 km away from the stream where the police discovered the former’s body.
The Dalit man killed in Bihar ; As he asked for his Payment from an affluent farmer.
The farm belonged to an affluent farmer who had agreed to pay the men 10 kg of rice each in return for their efforts. However, according to the police, when the two went to collect the rice on Sunday evening, Mahto allegedly abused them and his associates, who then chased them down with sticks. Sikandar said that both of them had tried to flee, but due to the injuries, Upendra could not run. However, Sikandar escaped to the police station, where he got the officers to come and help. Upendra, however, could not escape.
The police arrived on the scene in the evening. By that time, Upendra was missing, and Mahto and his associates had fled. Chandi station house officer (SHO) Rituraj Kumar told. Meanwhile, The Locals discovered Upendra’s body in the stream close to the village, after which the police pulled it out.
Dalits have been victims in 50% of hate crimes since 1947. Atrocities on Dalits and tribals increased by 70% in Bihar between 2000 and 2018. In 2018 as many as 2000 cases registered under the Scheduled Castes and Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989. It Compares to 897 cases reported across the state in 2003.
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