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|Case posted by||NDMJ-Haryana|
|Type of atrocity||Abuses by caste name in any place within public view|
|Whether the case is being followed in the court or not?||Yes|
|Fact finding date||Not recorded|
|Case incident date||30-Jan-2017|
|Place||Village: Not recorded
Dalit boy Shiv Kumar R/o Village Mirchpur, Distt. Hisar, Haryana, is a good athlete and he has won many competitions in this field. That is the reason as to why Jat boys used to keep jealous against him.
On 30.01.2017 at about 8 P.M there was a cycling race competition in the village ground. Victim Shiv Kumar went to watch the competition. Many jat boys were already present there. One of the accused persons passed a caste based comment targeting Shiv Kumar. Shiv Kumar objected this. Subsequently, Mr. Vikas and Naveen slapped him and started abusing him in the caste name. Having seen this some victims friends came in to rescue. Since the perpetrators who were already equipped with deadly weapons, started to beat them brutally with lathi and Dandas.
Victims sustained grievous injuries. Meanwhile police also reached on the spot. Having seen the police , perpetrators ran away from there. Later the victims were taken to the hospital in a private vehicle.
Same day i.e, on 31.01.2017 an FIR No. 025/17 u/s 148/149/323/324 IPC r/w. S. 3 SC/ST Act was registered and four perpetrators were arrested by the police.