Dalit`s house set afire in UP

Last Updated: Monday, June 4, 2012 - 14:13

Muzaffarnagar: Some unidentified assailants allegedly set the house of a Dalit man on fire for eloping with a Muslim girl in Kithora village in the district, police said on Monday.

The Dalit man Prateek had eloped with the girl on May 24, they said, adding, the girl was rescued and sent to Nari Niketan, while he was sent to jail for abducting her.

The assailants set Prateek`s house on fire, but his family members were not hurt in the incident, they said.
The Dalit family alleged that the accused have threatened them to leave the village or face the consequences, they said.

PTI



First Published: Monday, June 4, 2012 - 14:13

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