Abduction, Caste Discrimination & Brutal Attack of a Dalit man (Code: TN-ERD-2018-077, Date: 13-Jan-2018 )

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Case primary details

Case posted by Social Awareness Society for Youths
Case code TN-ERD-2018-077
Case year 13-Jan-2018
Type of atrocity Kidnapping & Abduction
Whether the case is being followed in the court or not? No

Fact Finding

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Fact finding date Not recorded

Case Incident

Case Incident details

Case incident date 13-Jan-2018
Place Village: Not recorded
Taluka:Not recorded
District: Erode(DP)
State: Tamil Nadu
Police station Ammapet
Complaint date 17-Jan-2018
FIR date 17-Jan-2018

Case brief

Case summary

Mr. Arumugam is residing with his family and working as an agricultural labourer. He bought 5 acres of Corn Field for Rs. 20,000 from Venkada Gounder (45) had given Rs. 15,000 as advance on 09.01.2018 and assured to give the remaining amount at the end of reaping the corns. 

On 13.01.2018 he had deployed 13 men of the same village to reap the corn from the field and told them to provide Rs. 24,000/- as wages. After the harvest he went to to tie and store the corns. Meantime few men of the same village from the dominant caste were tying his corns. Immediately he rushed to the field and told them that there are his corns. But the dominant caste men replied that they had bought that corn field from Venkada Gounder.

 Meanwhile Venkada\'s son Mr. Muthu Kumar (21), Venkada\'s Ms. Sangavi (20) daughter of Ms. Venkada Gounder and the Jeep owner Mr. Kumar (40) of the same village abducted him in a Bolero Jeep to the Bargur hills, Anthiyur Block of Erode District with tying his hands and legs. 

 Then the four of them brutally attacked and verbally abused him in filthy language by referring to his caste names. Then they untied his hands and some how he escaped from them and got lift in a car and reached his home town (30 kms from his home town). At about 3 pm he reached his home and immediately wrote a complaint and went to the Ammapettai Police Station and gave his complaint to Mr. Ragunathan, Sub Inspector. After giving complaint to Ammapettai PS he went to Bhavani Government Hospital and got admitted as in patient for his severe injuries. 

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