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The incident led to violent protests across the state, including Mumbai.
Taking cognisance of the matter, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had earlier ordered a Crime Investigation Department (CID) probe into the death and also announced a compensation of Rs 10 lakh for the kin of the deceased.
In the aftermath, a day-long 'Maharashtra bandh' was also called by various Dalit organisations on January 3.
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