A day after Mayawati resigned from Rajya Sabha for allegedly not being allowed to speak on Dalit issues in the upper house, a video surfaced up on the social media where a 14-year-old Dalit boy can be seen being stripped, abused and beaten up by a group of boys. The incident occurred at Pilkhana village near Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh.
The victim along with his parents have accused that around eight boys tied his hand to a stick and and stripped him at a forested area near his house.
The minor narrating his ordeal said, “I repeatedly requested them to let me go but they repeatedly thrashed me. They also attempted to rape me and prior letting me free they urinated on me.”
The victim added, “Throughout the incident they abused me and kept calling me a dalit. One of the boys was recording the incident in his mobile phone.”
Aligarh Senior Superintendent of Police Rajesh Pandey told the media that all the accused in the incident have been arrested.
“They knew each other. One amongst them came up with idea to shoot the incident. They have been booked. One of the arrested is adult while others are minor,” said the SSP.