Uttar Pradesh ; A video went viral on the internet that showcased a group of groups assaulting a dalit boy by making him lick their feet. As per the officials, the incident occured on the 10th of April but the video went viral later. Today eight of the accused were arrested in Raebareli district.
Dalit boy assault in Uttar Pradesh
The dalit boy was assaulted in Uttar Pradesh to such an extent that he was asked to lick the feet of the accused.He was humiliated and made him a ridicule by posting a video of the same.
An FIR was registered on the internet for the act the same day the video went viral. The FIR was registered based on complaint by a young school boy.
As per reports from The Indian Express, the victim expressed his ordeal, ” one of the boys came to my house on April 10 and took me to a secluded place where there was seven others. They assaulted and humiliated me. I dont know them and I dont know why they assaulted me . After beating me up , they left me there and later i was rescued by some people”.
As of now, all the eight has been arrested. As some of them were minor, paperwork has to be arranged for them by the department. Officials said that the case was a result of enmity between the boys.