Caste Discrimination & Brutal Threats on Dalit Mailsami by Caste Hindu (Code: TN-ERD-2018-082, Date: 15-May-2018 )

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Case posted by Social Awareness Society for Youths-SASY
Case code TN-ERD-2018-082
Case year 15-May-2018
Type of atrocity Abuses by caste name in any place within public view
Whether the case is being followed in the court or not? No

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Fact finding date Not recorded

Case Incident

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Case incident date 15-May-2018
Place Village: Not recorded
Taluka:Not recorded
District: Erode(DP)
State: Tamil Nadu
Police station Arachalur
Complaint date 15-May-2018
FIR date 16-May-2018

Case brief

Case summary

The Scheduled caste people in JJ Nagar of Arachalur Taluk of Erode District have owned autos and were driving in their localities. This was not accepted by the dominant caste people in the same village and they have discriminated the SC auto drivers and opposed to drive auto in the roads. On 05.07.2017 there was a big clash between these two groups and a FIR was lodged on 13.07.2017 with the crime number: 152/2017 at Arachalur PS u/s 294 (b), 506 (i) of IPC r/w 3 (1) (r), 3 (1) (s), 3 (2) (va) of SC/ST PoA Amendment Act 2015. Also charge sheet was filed in the above incident. Again on 15.05.2018 unidentified persons have brutally attacked and discriminated in abusive language against a Dalit man named Mayilsamy (auto driver, having own auto) and they have attempted to murder by riding the auto on him. He incurred severe injuries and  a case was registered at Arachalur PS FIR Number. 78/2018, 297, 337, 506(i), r/w 3(1)(r), 3 (1)(s) 3(2) (va) SC/ST PoA Act.

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