Hands and legs of Dalit youth severed in MP
In a shocking incident, a 27-year-old dalit`s both hands and legs were chopped off by three persons in Rajgarh district apparently over a petty issue.
Rajgarh (MP): In a shocking incident, a
27-year-old dalit`s both hands and legs were chopped off by
three persons in Rajgarh district apparently over a petty
issue, police said on Saturday.
The victim, identified as Jagdish, has been referred
to Bhopal for treatment and was in a serious condition, they
The incident took place yesterday morning at Pagari
Bangla village under Malawar police station limits when the
accused, identified as Arjun Thakur, Shiva Gurjar and Madan,
attacked Jagdish with an axe and a sharp-edged weapon since he
had complained to police against them for allegedly stealing
an electricity meter from his agriculture field.
Harbouring a grudge against Jagdish for approaching
police, the three attacked him, police said, adding a case has
been registered against the accused though no arrest has been
made so far.
Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee president
Kantilal Bhuria has strongly condemned the incident saying
the state administration has become "defunct" as the chief
minister remains occupied with political "dramatics".
He also demanded immediate arrest of the culprits and
has also sought Rs 5,000 as a life-time monthly assistance for