Arson and displacing Dalits from the habitation (Code: OR/KP/11, Date: 12-Mar-2015 )

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Case Title

Case primary details

Case posted by NDMJ Odisha
Case code OR/KP/11
Case year 12-Mar-2015
Type of atrocity
Whether the case is being followed in the court or not? No

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Fact finding date Not recorded

Case Incident

Case Incident details

Case incident date 11-Mar-2015
Place Village: Not recorded
Taluka:Not recorded
District: Kendrapara(DP)
State: Odisha
Police station Kendrapara Town
Complaint date 12-Mar-2015
FIR date 12-Mar-2015

Case brief

Case summary

The houses of Three Dalit families were arsoned and reduced to ashes by named accused persons with an intention to displace these hapless people from the government land. Being displaced by some influencial people from Kendrapada town, three dalit families opted to live in a government land at Nasidipur village and have been living there since last one year by making thached houses. However, these landless dalit families were again faced an anger of dominant caste people. As they tried to settle in a governmet land...the dominant caste people were become jelous of it. On 11.03.2015 at about 9.00 am the accused persons drunk and came to the spot, abused them with caste name and filthy language and threatened them to leave the place or they would set ablze the houses. On 12.03.2015, at about 1.00 am , they again came to the spot and set on fire the houses and fled away.

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