Dalit Student Haridos Attacked (Code: TN-CUD-2014-018, Date: 31-Jul-2014 )

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Case posted by Social Awareness Society for Youths
Case code TN-CUD-2014-018
Case year 31-Jul-2014
Type of atrocity
Whether the case is being followed in the court or not? Yes

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Fact finding date Not recorded

Case Incident

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Case incident date 31-Jul-2014
Place Village: Not recorded
Taluka:Not recorded
District: Cuddalore(DP)
State: Tamil Nadu
Police station Chidambaram Town
Complaint date 31-Jul-2014
FIR date 03-Sep-2014

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Haridas (17) S/o Kuttiyappan reside at Elanthiramedu, Kaduvetti st, South Pichavaram Post, Chidambaram Taluk, Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu. He belongs to Dalit community. He is studying 12th standard in Govt Welfare Nandhanar school at Chidambaram. On 30.07.2014 two unknown person were asked with Haridos about fights among student, which was happened two weeks ago. He replied that fights among Mr. Prasanth son of Mr. Arun and Vasamputhur students. This conversation was passed to Mr.Prasanth by his friends.

On same day evening Haridos was waiting for bus at Pichavaram bus stand. Mr. Prasath and other 15 Caste Hindu youths were arrived to the Bus stand. Mr. Prasanth and other caste hindu youths were derogatory referred caste name, how dare dalit dog can say my father name, than they were brutally attacked Haridos. Following that he was informed to his uncle, His uncle was informed to Panchayat leader about the incident. This issue was compromised by local panchyath.

On next day (31.07.2014) while he was going to school with his friends Purusothaman and Devendran, he was stopped by Prasanth, Arul, Sivalingam, Ajithkumar, Ganesh, Deepan, Vignesh and Pream. They were derogatory referred by caste name, abused in the filthy words, how dare dalit dog can say my father name. The Caste Hindu mob was brutally attacked him. Mean while Haridos friends Mr. Purusothaman and Mr.Devendiran were tried to stop the fight. They were also brutally attacked by the Caste Hindu mob. After that he went to school.

On same day evening he was attacked by Caste Hindu mob while he was returning from school at S.P Murugan Kovil Street in Chidambarm. He had a severe injuries in his back side of head. He was lay down unconsciously. Suddenly he was rescued by his friend Purusothaman, Devendran, Ramesh and Gogul, Jayabharathi. They were admitted him in Kamarajar Government Hospital at Chidambaram. Chidmabaram Town police filed Case against Caste Hindu under SC/ST PoA act. Prasanth was arrested by police.  

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