Rajasthan: Five detained for beating dalit youth in Jalore

Rajasthan: Five detained for beating dalit youth in Jalore

TNN | Oct 12, 2021, 01.25 PM IST
Rajasthan: Five detained for beating dalit youth in Jalore
JAIPUR: Five people have been detained for mercilessly beating a dalit youth in Rajasthan’s Jalore town. The video of the incident went viral on the social media after which the cops registered a case of assault under appropriate sections of IPC and also under sections of SC/ST Atrocities(Prevention) Act.

According to the police, the victim identified as Jitendra Bamania (26), a government job aspirant, had gone to offer prayers at a local temple on October 1.

“In the afternoon while he was standing outside the temple after offering prayers. At least five youths came and started abusing him. He asked them not to abuse him. This triggered a spat after which he was assaulted. As the video of the incident went viral, we identified the victim and registered an FIR on Sunday,” said Anukriti Ujjjania, additional SP, Jalore who is investigating the case lodged at Kotwali police station of Jalore.

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