The man was beaten up on January 10, and the matter is being investigated, said SHO Phephna Shashimauli Pandey.
The incident took place on Friday and one of the girls, a 9-year-old Dalit, informed her parents about it.
BJP vice-president, Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, said that the Union Minister for Home Affairs Amit Shah is aware of the issue and is taking appropriate steps to address the matter.
A family member of Kandiban has moved the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court, seeking police protection to take the body through the street. For now, Kandiban’s body is still in his house.
The opposition party called it an attempt to 'divide society' for its reference to specific communities.
An argument broke out and expletives were exchanged, the source said.
They attacked the children when they were defecating on a street in front of the panchayat building around 6.30 am.
Following a heated exchange with the accused men, Dhulichand was beaten up badly.
Five persons surrender before Judicial Magistrate court.
A defiant Dalit youngster’s dream to ride a mare to his wedding and the vicious retaliation by upper caste men in Nizampur village
The mob killed a puppy in the Dalit colony with scythes and sprayed its blood on the walls and doors of a house.
The Sena organ said if the bandh called by the Prakash Ambedkar-led BBM was peaceful, his stature as a leader would have risen.
A group of activists believed to be affiliated to Dalit outfits in the region went on a rampage in Burhanpur town of MP on Thursday, attacking over a dozen buses at the main bus stand at around 11.30
Violence erupted in Pune on January 1 when Dalit groups were celebrating the bicentenary of the Bhima-Koregaon battle in which the British defeated the Peshwas of Maharashtra.
However, the police did try to stop the Congress vice-president but the latter adamantly reached the clash-affected area to take stock of the situation.