Dalit Veerasami was abuse by caste name and brutally attacked (Code: TN-ERD-2021-166, Date: 31-Aug-2021 )

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Case posted by Social Awareness Society for Youths-SASY
Case code TN-ERD-2021-166
Case year 31-Aug-2021
Type of atrocity SC/ST (POA) Act
Whether the case is being followed in the court or not? No

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Case incident date 31-Aug-2021
Place Village: Not recorded
Taluka:Not recorded
District: Erode(DP)
State: Tamil Nadu
Police station Gobi
Complaint date 01-Sep-2021
FIR date 01-Sep-2021

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Case summary

Veerasamy (52) S / O Patton, is a resident of Door No: 51/47, Ambedkar Road, Nallagaundanpalayam, Gobichtipalayam Block of Erode District 638 476. He is belonged to the Hindu Arunthathiyar Caste [sub caste of Scheduled Castes] and has been working as a painter and agricultural laborer. His wife name is Alagammal and has one daughter named Jaya (27) and two sons Jayaraj (25) and Murugesan (18). His wife is working in V.J. in Gunnathur Garments Company. Veerasamy's daughter Jaya and son Jayaraj are both married and living with their family seperately. His last son Murugesan is working after completing his eighth standard.

On 31.08.2021 Karthikeyan Gounder had come to Veerasamy’s house and asked Veerasamy to weed the grass in his Thirunagar NCN Garden Municipal Road behind his house. At around 12 noon I was weeding the area. Meanwhile Srinivasan Gounder [of nearby plot] had come to Veerachami and had shouted not to weed the grass in his place and had verbally abused him.

He had also brutally attacked with an iron pipe and Veerasamy had a bloody wound on his back and left arm. He was throbbing with pain. Vijayakumar Gounder and Senthil Kumar Gounder came to spot and tried to pacify the situation and he was taken to the Gobi GH as in patient and a case was registered Gobichettipalayam Police Station

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