Dalit youth held captive, tortured & assaulted by girlfriend’s family in Gujarat

Dalit youth held captive, tortured & assaulted by girlfriend’s family in Gujarat

Mirror Now Digital
Updated Oct 06, 2021 | 06:53 IST

A 24-year-old youth, who was allegedly abducted and tortured by his girlfriend’s family, has been rescued by the police Gujarat Police.

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • A Dalit youth was allegedly brutally tortured in Gujarat
  • The youth was allegedly subjected to assault by his girlfriend’s family

 

 

 

Ahmedabad: A 23-year-old Dalit youth was allegedly assaulted and tortured by his girlfriend’s family in Gujarat. The youth, who was allegedly abducted on October 1, was rescued by the Ahmedabad Police’s Detection of Crime Branch (DCB).

The victim has been identified as Rahul Chamar. A resident of Meghaninagar, Rahil was allegedly abducted by a man named Vinod Datania and his associates when he was outside a D-Mart shop in Bapurnagar on October 1.

Accused thrashed youth, held him captive 

The accused allegedly thrashed Rahul for being in a relationship with Datania’s daughter. Meanwhile, the police was informed about the case and a team was formed. On the night of October 2, the team received information that the youth was being held captive at Vijay Mill in Shaherkotda.

When the police reached the spot, they found the victim with injuries on his face and body. Reportedly, the accused had tied Rahul’s hands and legs as well. He was rescued and admitted to a private hospital from where he was later taken to the Civil Hospital, The Indian Express reported.

Following Rahul’s rescue, the police nabbed Vinod Datania, Pritesh Datania and Ram. A police officer privy to the case said that Rahul bore injuries on his face and body. As per the cops, the accused have been booked under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

 

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