SMS Help line to Address Violence Against Dalits and Adivasis in India
Type ATM < your message > Send to 9773904050
|Case posted by||Social Awareness Society for Youths-SASY|
|Type of atrocity||SC/ST (POA) Act|
|Whether the case is being followed in the court or not?||No|
|Fact finding date||Not recorded|
|Case incident date||27-Aug-2021|
|Place||Village: Not recorded
State: Tamil Nadu
Sellamuthu, (63) is a resident of Palakkad Road, Nallur Village, Zameen Muthur, Pollachi Taluk of Coimbatore District. He had heard that there is a task of guarding the coconut trees and this was told by his neigbour Kathir who is a resident of Pollachi Vadakkipalayam Kanal Puthur area.
On 27-08-2021 he along with six women, four men [10 persons] by auto to the above said plac and had went for daily wage work. Meanwhile a man nearly aged 50 years belonged to the Gounder caste came to the place and after inquiring about the caste of the village, he suddenly denounced the women in aggressive language referring to their gender and verbally abused them.
The occupants, including Sellamuthu, came and told him that he had not brought them and they are working and getting paid from other person belonged to Gounder caste and he had to do nothing with them. Frustrated Gounder had verbally abused and brutally attacked with his caste mob and the injured was rushed to the Pollachi Government Hospital.