Barber Mallikarjun Shetty, whose family has been "socially boycotted", said that this has happened to his for the third time, adding that he had paid the fine earlier as well.
A 15-year-old Dalit girl was set ablaze in a village here in Ballia by a youth for rejecting his sexual advances.
Police said the incident took place at a village under the Satrikh police station area and it seemed the victim was strangled.
Days after the alleged gang-rape and murder of a Dalit girl in Hathras, the spotlight is back on the way the victims and their families are treated.
The case was earlier registered at Chandpa Police Station, in Hathras district of Uttar Pradesh, on a complaint by the victim's brother.
The applicant, Citizens for Justice and Peace, has raised certain aspects in its application like witness protection, rights of deceased.
A 19-year-old Dalit woman was allegedly raped by four upper-caste men in Hathras on September 14.
Singh is among the several political leaders who have visited Hathras to meet the family members of the 19-year-old Dalit woman who died on September 29.
Hathras, Balrampur gang rapes: UN expresses concern over disadvantaged social groups facing 'gender-based violence', India hits back
UN in India said it is essential that authorities ensure the perpetrators are brought to justice speedily and families are empowered to seek timely justice, social support.
A similar protest was held in Surat where around 20 Congress workers were detained, they said.
Meanwhile, West Bengal Congress unit on Monday staged a sit-in in front of the party's state headquarters in protest against the incident, which has triggered a nation-wide outrage.
Azad, along with supporters, had reached Hathras to meet the alleged gang-rape victim's family members on Sunday.
The #BJPHataoBetiBachao digital campaign initiative at the time of writing this article was trending at No. 1 in West Bengal and No. 5 in India.
About 300 police personnel stood on guard to prevent anybody from entering. Today, however, the administration lifted restrictions on the entry of media persons.