Alleging that caste leaders banned from attending family functions and other religious events, six women from Vaagu Centre in Kothapet approached police on Monday seeking justice.
For almost two years now, 12 families of Yennemadi near Hirregutti village in Kumta taluk, belonging to the Scheduled Caste, have been facing social boycott shockingly by their own community.
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The community soon issued a diktat on imposing social isolation on his entire family for “maintaining discipline and warn those who transgress rituals and traditions".
She said she started facing the social boycott from the time she had lodged a complaint alleging corruption in MGNREGA implementation.
The victim's family had allegedly refused to let the panchayat of the Kanjarbhat community interfere in a property dispute.
Later, when the village leaders questioned Venkateswarlu about the repayment of the loan and as to how he purchased the land, the latter objected.