STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

SP district unit chief, two others booked for trying to grab land of Dalit woman in UP

A case was registered against three persons, including the district unit chief of the Samajwadi Party and his personal security guard.

Published: 12th September 2020 02:16 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th September 2020 02:16 PM   |  A+A-

Caste

Image for representational purpose only

By PTI

PRATAPGARH: A case has been registered against three persons, including the district unit chief of the Samajwadi Party, for allegedly trying to grab the land of a Dalit woman, police said on Saturday.

A statement issued by the office of the Superintendent of Police here said, "In a video, which went viral on the social media, complainant Gayatri Harijan has alleged that district unit chief of Samajwadi Party Chhavinath Yadav, his personal security person and others reached her residence with the intention to grab her land and beat up two youths of her family, injuring them severely."

Later on a written complaint of Harijan, a case was registered against three persons, including the district unit chief of the Samajwadi Party and his personal security guard, under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and other sections of the Indian Penal Code, it said.

Circle Officer of Kunda has been asked to probe the matter, according to the statement.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp