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Bihar govt turned blind eye to thrashing of 2 backward youths:

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A people's intervention group has accused the Nitish Kumar-led of turning a blind eye to the alleged thrashing of two backward caste youths by the landlord of a village.

The two youths, Sunil Chauhan and Vijay Sharma, were allegedly beaten up by the landlord of the village in Rohtas district of in January 29 for asking for their due as construction labourers.

Police have registered an FIR into the case after much dilly-dallying, the Janhastakshep, which has carried out an independent probe into the case, said.

The FIR mentions six persons by name including three sons of the accused landlord, it said.

Professor Ish Mishra of Hindu College, University and Vikas Bajpai of Jawaharlal Nehru University were part of the probe team.

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First Published: Sun, March 19 2017. 13:48 IST