In a shocking incident, a 17-year-old Dalit boy was hanged to death from a tree in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra for allegedly meeting an upper caste girl. The Dalit boy was hanged from a tree by three people for meeting one of the alleged culprit’s sister at Ahmednagar.
The incident took place on April 28 when the boy had reportedly gone to meet the girl near her school.
According to the police the girl’s brother spotted both of them near the school. Infuriated, the brother and his friends started thrashing the Dalit boy.
Thereafter, they took the boy near their village (Khada) and thrashed him further before hanging him from the tree.
The three culprits (Sheshrao Yevlekar, Sachin Golekar and another person) have been arrested and have been sent to police custody till May 2.