Three Dalits paraded naked in UP for stealing

Three Dalit youth were allegedly paraded naked by a panchayat for stealing a grass cutting machine at Sonta village here.

Muzaffarnagar: Three Dalit youth were
allegedly paraded naked by a panchayat for stealing a grass
cutting machine at Sonta village here.

A fine of Rs 3,000 was also imposed on Adesh, Ajit and
Nitu, all aged between 20 to 25 years, sources said on Monday.

Anil, a farmer belonging to Jat community had approached
the community panchayat and complained against the three Dalit
men, claiming that they had stolen his machine, sources
said.

According to the trio, a compromise was reached between
the two parties yesterday after they confessed to their crime
and the panchayat ordered that they be paraded naked and pay
the fine.

Police denied receiving any information about the
incident.

PTI

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