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Dalit man assaulted, village head booked

Vinod Kumar was beaten up by village head Pertal Singh and others yesterday when he was going to the fields


Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar 

A 30-year-old man was allegedly assaulted by the gram pradhan and others at Tugalpur village in Muzaffarnagar, police said on Wednesday.

According to the complaint filed by Vinod Kumar, he was beaten up by village head Pertal Singh and others yesterday when he was going to the fields, they said.

Based on the complaint, a case has been filed against Singh and one other under IPC sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 307 (attempt to murder), 341 (wrongful restraint), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of peace) and the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, police said.

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First Published: Wed, August 10 2016. 12:48 IST