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The marriage procession of a Dalit groom was attacked with canes and stones allegedly by folks belonging to a different caste as a result of he was driving a horse on Monday in Madhya Pradesh’s Chattarpur district, police mentioned on Tuesday. The police pressure reached the spot and the remainder of the procession travelled forward safely, police mentioned, including that three police personnel have been injured within the incident.
“A case has been registered in opposition to at the very least 50 folks of Churai village within the district underneath 353 (utilizing legal pressure to discourage public servant from discharging their obligation), 147 (rioting), 323 (voluntarily inflicting damage), 506 ( legal intimidation) and 294 (utilizing obscene language) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and provisions of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. 20 folks have been detained. Police are attempting to arrest the opposite accused,” Chhatarpur superintendent of police Amit Sanghi mentioned.
As per Bada Malhera sub-divisional officer of police (SDOP) Shashank Jain, Churai village has two dominant communities – Yadav and Ahirwars. They stay in separate localities and have their very own temples, he mentioned, including that the Yadav group doesn’t permit the members of the Ahirwar group to go to their temple.
On Monday night, Ritesh Ahirwar was driving a horse throughout his wedding ceremony procession within the village. “Ritesh’s household determined to go to the temple within the locality of the Yadav group. The Yadav group tried to cease the procession and objected to the groom driving a horse. Later, they attacked them with canes and pelted stones. After which Ritesh’s household knowledgeable the police, who reached the spot instantly,” mentioned Jain.
Cops managed the scenario and the remainder of the procession proceeded underneath police safety. The groom and his wedding ceremony occasion left for Shahgarh for the marriage and returned on Tuesday, he added.
Additional probe is underway, Jain mentioned.