UP News : Dalit boy forced to lick feet, the video went viral, 8 arrested

Dalit boy forced to lick feet

Lucknow: On the social media platforms a video went viral of a Dalit youth forced to lick the feet of a man. Political parties raised the issue in attacking mode and after that, the police registered an FIR. 8 persons were arrested in this matter. The incident is of the Jagatpur town of Rae Bareli. According to the police, the Dalit was a student of class 10th.

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The whole incident is now taking a political angle too. The opposition is attacking over government through this issue. The teenager’s family met Samajwadi Party chief, Akhilesh Yadav in Lucknow. Congress leader Sushil Pasi reached the collectorate in Rae Bareli and protested over the incident there. Samajwadi Party MLA from Unchahar, Manoj Kumar Pandey, also met the victim's family in Jagatpur.

Samajwadi Party alleged the working of Rae Barely Police by stating that they are putting pressure on the victims to compromise. The opposition is also demanding of bulldozing the buildings of the accused. Security and compensation are the other demands.

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This is how the incident took place

According to the police, the incident is of 10th April. Few of the friends of the Dalit boy took him on the motorcycle to Ramlila Maidan. From there they took him to the garden situated at Salon road. There some other youths joined his friends. There people beat the boy and forced him to lick his feet.