Dalit man tied to tree, beaten up by caste Hindus 

After completing his studies, Rajasekar got a job in Bengaluru and has been working there for the past few years.

Published: 13th January 2017 03:35 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th January 2017 03:35 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

VELLORE : Four persons including the father and relatives of a caste Hindu girl have been booked by Umarabath police for allegedly assaulting a Dalit man for dropping the girl at her house on a two-wheeler on Thursday.

The Dalit man P Rajasekar (25) hailing from Othiyathur village near Anaikattu was in a relationship with Hemamalini (22), a caste Hindu girl from Chinnamalaiyampattu of Umarabath.

Sources said, they both got acquainted with each other while they were studying at a private college in Ambur a few years ago.  

After completing his studies, Rajasekar got a job in Bengaluru and has been working there for the past few years.On January 7, he came to Anaikattu to meet his parents. 

On the same day he chanced upon Hemamalini as her college bus developed a snag on its way to Umarabath. Rajasekar, who came along that way on his bike dropped her at her house. After seeing them together, the girl’s father got furious and picked up a quarrel with Rajasekar. 

When Rajsekar told him that he was having an affair with the girl, the girl’s father and relatives dragged him to their garden, tied him to a tree and started beating him with logs and sticks. Sources said, they had assaulted him for more than four hours. 

Philip Kennedy, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Ambur said, the four persons had gone missing after the incident. 


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