Lucknow, August 21: A Dalit woman was roughed up by local goons in Moradabad’s Bhojpur area, allegedly for drinking water from a public hand pump, news agency ANI reported. The incident came to light on Tuesday. The matter is further being investigated. Deputy SP Vishal Yadav told the news agency,” the culprits will be arrested soon.” Also Read - Govt Apathy: Villagers In Bihar's Gaya Construct Bridge That Had Been Pending For 30 Years!
In an earlier incident on July 25, a Dalit woman was allegedly raped here by four men. In the police complaint registered late night, the 35-year-old Dalit woman said that four men raped her on July 21 after duping by promising her legal aid against her husband and in-laws. Also Read - Gift to Poll-Bound Bihar: PM Modi Inaugurates Historic Kosi Rail Mega Bridge Through Video Conference
“In her complaint, the woman named four persons. Of these two were from her village, while two others were from Raoberstganj (district headquarters of Sonbhadra),” the police said. Also Read - 5.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Kathmandu in Nepal, Tremors Felt in Bihar Too
Superintendent of Police RP Singh said, “Based on the woman’s complaint, a case has been registered against the four men under various sections of the IPC and SC/ST Act.”