Curse of caste! Dalit teenager thrashed, paraded with slippers

A brick kiln owner and his two employees allegedly thrashed a Dalit teenager, tonsured his head and paraded him with a garland of slippers in Dabauli village.

The incident took place yesterday following which the victim’s father lodged a complaint saying that that they have ancestral land adjacent to a brick kiln, which its owner allegedly wanted to grab.

Circle Officer Safipur said a named FIR had been lodged against the brick kiln onwer Virender Kumar Mishra and two of his employees.