Family assaults woman for marrying outside caste

A dalit woman was assaulted and her hair clipped off by family members after she married a man from a different caste against their wishes, police said.

Ballia: A dalit woman was assaulted and her
hair clipped off by family members after she married a man
from a different caste against their wishes, police said on Saturday.

"20-year-old Savita married a youth from a different
caste at a temple on January 26 against the wishes of her
family members following which they assaulted her and chopped
off her hair," SP Ram Swaroop said.

Acting on an FIR lodged by Savita, her mother and brother
were arrested, he said.

PTI

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