Elderly Woman Tied and Trashed in MP
MADHYA PRADESH: An incident of assault on caste took place in MPs Khargone. In the video of the incident that surfaced on the internet, an elderly woman with hands tied is seen being beaten by a group of people while hurling castiest remarks on her.
Three a man and two women have been named in a first information report, filed under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, which severely punishes ill-treatment to tribes.
“All three dragged me out and tied my hands behind my back. Then they thrashed me.In the video of the incident the elderly woman is seen being given water from a metal cup while her hands were still tied behind her back.
In the police complaint, the woman said some people in her neighbourhood picked a fight with her for no reason and also abused her verbally with casteist comments.
Sharing details of the incident, the woman said her neighbour, Ganesh, came to her house after drinking and started hurling casteist abuse on Friday. When she stopped him, his wife and mother also reached there and dragged her out, according to the police complaint.