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‘You have no right’ Dalit man beaten to death for watching garba event in Gujarat’s Anand district

first_imgA 21-year-old Dalit man was allegedly beaten to death by a group of men from the Patel community for watching a garba event underway in a temple in Anand district.The deceased has been identified as Jayesh Solanki, who along with his cousin Prakash and two other Dalit men was attacked while they were sitting near a house adjacent to the temple where the garba event was underway.The accused upper caste men reportedly passed derogatory remarks about their caste and opposed their attendance so close to the temple.A police officer at the Bhadran Police Station said, “The accused said Dalits “do not have any right to watch garba . He made casteist remarks and asked some men to come to the spot.”Jayesh was brutally thrashed by the mob of unruly upper caste men along with his friends and cousin. “Jayesh’s head was banged against a wall,” added a police officer.Gujarat: Dalit man beaten to death on #Dussehra, allegedly for attending a Garba event in Anand. pic.twitter.com/i80ChYxjyi- ANI (@ANI) October 2, 2017When rushed to the hospital, he was declared brought dead. The incident took place around 4 am on Sunday.”We have registered an FIR under IPC sections related to murder and the Prevention of Atrocities Act against eight men,” an official said.Deputy SP (SC/ST cell) AM Patel said it did not appear to be a pre-planned attack.”Jayesh was killed in the heat of the moment, as there was no rivalry between him and the accused. We are probing the case from all angles. The accused will be arrested soon,” the officer added.advertisementAlso watch: Dalit youth thrashed for sporting moustache in Gandhinagarlast_img read more

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