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After moustache & Garba, Dalit youth in Gujarat killed for 'owning a horse'

Last year, a series of attacks were reported against Dalit men in Gujarat for reasons such as sporting a moustache and attending Garba

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In yet another attack on Dalits in Gujarat, a 21-year-old Dalit youth was allegedly killed in Bhavnagar district by upper caste men for owning and riding a horse.

Identified as Pradip Rathod, the youth was killed on Friday evening at Timbi village of Umrala taluka in Bhavnagar district. "Three suspects have been detained for questioning in the case," A M Saiyad, Deputy Superintendent of Police of the Bhavnagar SC/ST Cell told PTI. According to reports, all the three detained are from the Kshatriya community. "We have detained three persons for questioning. ...

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First Published: Sat, March 31 2018. 21:23 IST
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