: The National Commission for Scheduled Caste has directed the police to file the chargesheet in the case related to recent beheading of a teenage Dalit girl in a village near Athur in Salem district of Tamil Nadu.
Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a function to distribute protective gears to sanitary workers here, he said the commission had directed the police department to file the chargesheet against the 27-year-old man, the accused, and take steps to detain him under the Goondas Act.
It had also asked the government to decide on the compensation for the family of the girl, he said.
The girl, daughter of a labourer, was beheaded by her neighbour last month after she had rejected his advances.
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