Updated: Feb 7, 2021, 09:08 IST
AHMEDABAD: Two dalit men from Vadaj were thrashed by four men for entering an OBC neighbourhood, states FIR filed with Vadaj police. Prakash Makwana, 28, a resident of Vankarvas in Nava Vadaj village, stated in his FIR that he and his friend Karan Parmar were standing outside Karan’s house, which is adjacent to a Bharwad neighbourhood.
Four men — Sanjay Bharwad, Akshay Bharwad, Nikhil Bharwad and Snehal Bharwad — approached them and asked them why
they were standing near Bharwadvaas.
“Before we could say anything, they began telling us to go away and abusing us,” Prakash stated in his FIR.
He further stated that the four men began hurling caste-based abuses at them. “They told us to neither come to their vaas (neighbourhood) nor do any business in their area,” Prakash stated in the FIR.
He alleged that the four also threatened to kill them.
After this, the assailants fled and the victims called the police control roon. A team of Vadaj police reached the spot and filed a
complaint for causing hurt, use of abusive words, criminal intimidation and abetment under the IPC, along with the charges
under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act against the four accused.