Kolhapur: 13-year-old Boy Mercilessly Beaten up, Paraded Naked For Offering Chocolate to Upper Caste Girl; 2 Held

The girl told the parents about the incident after which tensions brewed between the two families.

Updated: September 23, 2018 9:52 AM IST

By India.com News Desk

Kolhapur: 13-year-old Boy Mercilessly Beaten up, Paraded Naked For Offering Chocolate to Upper Caste Girl; 2 Held
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New Delhi: In yet another shocking incident, a 13-year-old boy belonging to a Scheduled Caste (SC) was allegedly thrashed and paraded naked from his house to the gram panchayat office for offering chocolates to an upper caste girl in Kolhapur. The girl informed her parents about the incident after which tensions brewed between the two families.

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“The families of the boy and girl knew each other. A month back, the boy offered a chocolate to the girl while they were returning from school and held her hand,” a police officer from Ajara station told Times of India.

Reports claim that the girl’s uncle came to the village and took boy to a room where he along with his friend mercilessly beat the teenager. They stripped the boy naked and paraded him from his house to the gram panachayat office. (Also Read: Dalit Thrashed to Death by Mob Over Suspicion of Theft in Bihar’s Nawada)

However, the situation in village is said to be under control now after a meeting of members of both communities was convened yesterday. Meanwhile, two people have been taken into custody under several sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Scheduled Cates/ Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989.

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Published Date: September 23, 2018 9:45 AM IST

Updated Date: September 23, 2018 9:52 AM IST