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Abduction, Caste Discrimination & Brutal Attack of a Dalit man

    Mr. Arumugam is residing with his family and working as an agricultural labourer. He bought 5 acres of Corn Field for Rs. 20,000 from Venkada Gounder (45) had given Rs. 15,000 as advance on 09.01.2018 and assured to give the remaining amount at the end of reaping the corns. 

    On 13.01.2018 he had deployed 13 men of the same village to reap the corn from the field and told them to provide Rs. 24,000/- as wages. After the harvest he went to to tie and store the corns. Meantime few men of the same village from the dominant caste were tying his corns. Immediately he rushed to the field and told them that there are his corns. But the dominant caste men replied that they had bought that corn field from Venkada Gounder.

     Meanwhile Venkada\'s son Mr. Muthu Kumar (21), Venkada\'s Ms. Sangavi (20) daughter of Ms. Venkada Gounder and the Jeep owner Mr. Kumar (40) of the same village abducted him in a Bolero Jeep to the Bargur hills, Anthiyur Block of Erode District with tying his hands and legs. 

     Then the four of them brutally attacked and verbally abused him in filthy language by referring to his caste names. Then they untied his hands and some how he escaped from them and got lift in a car and reached his home town (30 kms from his home town). At about 3 pm he reached his home and immediately wrote a complaint and went to the Ammapettai Police Station and gave his complaint to Mr. Ragunathan, Sub Inspector. After giving complaint to Ammapettai PS he went to Bhavani Government Hospital and got admitted as in patient for his severe injuries. 

  • Posted by: Social Awareness Society for Youths
  • Fact finding date: Not recorded
  • Date of Case Upload: 03-02-2018


1) FIR copy 

State through Sanjay Kumar and others versus Amar Singh Rana and sandeep Katoch

    श्री मान जी 

    संजय कमार के पिताजी को 1975 में गाँव शामलात भूमि निदान व् उपयोग अधिनियम 1974 के अंतर्गत कुछ भूमि गाँव उसतेहड़ तहसील बैजनाथ जिला काँगड़ा में मिलि जिसका इंतकाल हो गया है व कुछ बग्गीधार में मिली थी  जिसका इन्तकाल आज दिन तक न हो पाया है हम जब भी बग्गीधार में अपनी आवंटित भूमि पर काश्त करना चाहते हैं तब कुछ जतिबादी सामन्ती मानसिकता के लोग उजर्दारी करते हैं व् हमे काश्त न करने देते हैं . श्रीमान जी 16.12.2017 को जब में , संजय कुमार अपने कुछ साथियों के साथ अपनी भूमि पर काश्त कर रहा था व्  एक छति से झोंपड़ी बनाई थी जिसमे पशुओ को बान्धना था  मौका पर मेरे साथ बिशम्भर दास , तिलक राज, शक्ति चाँद व् अजित कुमार मौजुद थे जब हम मौका पर काश्त कर रहे थे  तो उस समय मौका पर उप प्रधान ग्राम पंचायत सुनपुर अमर सिंह राणा कुछ लोगों के साथ व् संदीप कटोच फारेस्ट गार्ड बीट बैजनाथ आये व् हमे डराने धमकाने लगे की ये सब छोड़ कर यहाँ से भाग जाओ हमने उन्हें अपने कागजात दिखाने चाहे तो उन्होंने कागज़ देखने से मना कर दिया व् इन दोनों ने मेरे कब्ज़ा वाली भूमि पर से लगाईं गई बाढ़ को तोड़ दिया व् जो पशुओं  को बाँधने के लिए निर्मित बांस से निर्मित गौशाला को तोड़ कर तहस नहस कर दिया व् हमारे औजारों को फारेस्ट गार्ड साथ ले गया 

    इसके बाद 17.12.2017 को भूमिहीन भूमि अधिकार के माध्यम से अनुसूचित जाती एवं जनजाति (अत्याचार निवारण) अधिनियम के अंतर्गत एफ़० आइ० आर० करके अनुसूचित जाति एवं जनजाति (अत्याचार निवारण ) अधिनियम में एफ़०आइ०आर० करने हेतु प्रार्थना पत्र डे दिया है  है परन्तु आज दिन तक कोई कार्यवाही न हुई है 

  • Posted by: Centre for Mountain Dalit Rights Himachal Pradesh
  • Fact finding date: 17-12-2017
  • Date of Case Upload: 01-02-2018


    Case details is not available
  • Fact finding date: 23-01-2018
  • Date of Case Upload: 30-01-2018


    Village Kasma is located in Aurangabad district of Bihar state. It comes under the territory of Kasma Police Station. The Dalits of MiyaBigaha village does not have toilets in their house so they go for open defecation. Also Dalits are being exploited and are bound to work on low wages in the fields of dominants. Dalits are helpless to work on low wages as they are dependent for open defecation, for gazing theircattles and for their livelihood.

    On the other hand dominants takes the poor situation of Dalits as granted and they keep on exploiting them. Particularly women and girls from Dalit community are more victimized and sexual exploited by the dominant caste. PunamKumari is one of the victims of such incident.

    Victim PunamKumaria 15 years old girl, D/o ShivnandanBhuiyan, R/o Village- Miyabigaha, KasamTaluk, of Aurangabad District, which comes underKasma Police Station of Bihar state. Her father is a labour and they do not hold land of their own. The family belongs to SC community.

    Accused Md. Imran (Abid), 25 year old, S/o BakhtawarMiyan, , also from the same Village- Miyabigaha, KasamTaluk, of Aurangabad District, which comes under Kasma Police Station of Bihar state.  He belongs to Muslim Religious Minority group.

    On 11-02-2017 in the evening around 07:30 PMPunamKumari went outside of her house for defecation. The accused was already there knowing that Punam will be coming there regularly. As soon as she reached, Imran went towards poonam and forcibly held her from behind and threatened her if she screams out. He shuts her mouth and dragged her in the wheat field nearby and forcefully raped her. Though she screamed continuously for help but no one could come to rescue her at the time.

    After a while, Victim’s cousin brotherNagendraManjhi was going for defecation almost in the same direction. He heard the female scream for help and rushed to the spot. There he saw accused was raping her sister. By looking at Nagendra accused tried to run away but Nagendra chased him and caught him at the place of incident.Nagendra also called upon other villagers and forcibly took the accused towards his house as the accused was trying to escape. The Family members instantly informed the police about the incident. They also started scolding the victim.

    In the meantime, the victim could not bear what has happened to her and was feeling very humiliated. She immediately rushed home and set fire on herself fearing social stigma due to rape. She was almost half burnt by the time the family members noticed her and somehow they rescued her in extinguishing the fire.

    Immediately the family members rushed to Rafiganj Hospital by taking burnt and unconscious victim. As victim’s condition was very serious,she was referred to Magadh Medical Hospital for better treatment. They could rescue her life. On the same day around 23:15, in presence of victim’s father ShivnandanBhuiyan, the police official took victim’s statement; and on 12-02-2017 FIR has been registered. So far victim has given Rs. 2.50 lakhs as compensation.

  • Posted by: AIDMAM Bihar
  • Fact finding date: 19-02-2017
  • Date of Case Upload: 25-01-2018




    Sonvarsha middle school is locateed in the village Sonvarsha, district of Gaya of Bihar state and it comes under Paraiya police station area. There are 50% of Scheduled Caste students who come from surrounding villages are studying in the school. At present 150 students are enrolled in the school. The details of the teaching and non-teaching staffs of the school are as follows: 03 cooks namely Rampyari Devi, Teyarti Devi and Shanti Devi and 05 teachers namely Mr.YugalKishorPrabhari-Principal, Mr. Naveen Kumar, Ms.Nirmala Devi, Ms.Poonam Devi and Shiv Kumar-accused.

    The victim Puja Kumari is a 16 year old minor, daughter of ShambhuChoudhry belonging to Pasi caste (Scheduled Caste) R/o Sonvarsha village, PO- BalaBigaha, PS- Paraiya of Gaya district of Bihar State. Pooja was a student of class 8 of Sonvarsha middle school. She was a regular student and very committed in her studies and scores good marks. The accused Shiv Kumar S/o, Raj Kumar belonging to OBC community caste is also from the same village and a teacher at Sonvarsha middle school.

    Like every other day, on 25-11-2016 Friday also, Puja have gone to school and was giving annual exam. During the exam her exam sheet had got detached, so she went to office room in the school and asked a teacher who was there Naveen Singh for adhesive; he then sent Puja to Shiv Kumar who is also a teacher in the school. When Puja asked Shiv Kumar for adhesive, he asked her to take it from the room above. As he directed, she also went up to the room to take adhesive. After taking adhesive, when Puja was coming down from the stairs, Shiv Kumar came and pulled Puja into the room which was adjacent to stairs and closed the room from inside. He started to threaten Puja that if she screams he will kill her, if she tells anyone about the incident then he will shoot and kill her parents too. By saying this he forcefully pushed Puja on the floor, naked her and raped her for 10-15 minutes. Still out of pain, she started screaming.

    By hearing Puja Kumari’s scream her schoolmates Raviranjan also known as Fonu Kumar s/o Vijay Das and Abhishek Kumar s/o Vinod Yadav have pushed and opened the door and saw Shiv Kumar raping Puja kumari. Thereafter Puja Kumari somehow wore her clothes and ran away to her parents who were cutting the crops in the fields. And she told everything to her parents about the incident. Puja’s father Sambhu rushed to the school and started asking why he has done this to his daughter. On this Shiv Kumar ignored him and shouted by saying he didn’t have time to talk and asked him to come tomorrow and immediately he went off by his two wheeler.

    In the meantime, the villagers also came over there to school and started shouting in front of the school. They were inquiring with the other teachers about Shiv Kumar and started fighting with them. The teachers also started arguing with the villagers it continued for long time so the day gone in that and finally they returned back to the village.

    On the next day on 26-11-2016 Saturday Shambhu along few villagers reached the school at 9:00 am. But Shiv Kumar was not available. He met with another teacher Naveen Singh and told him that he wants to meet the Principal of the school. Naveen responded that the principal is on leave so asked him to come on Monday. But Shambhu urged that he wants to speak to the principal as it is related to his daughters dignity. Then he was made to talk over phone to the principal Yugal Kishore. Shambhu narrated the whole incident about his daughter Puja’s rape by Shiv kumar to the principal. Principal responded that he is away and asked him to come on Monday and he also promised that he will inquire the incident.

    The same day on 26-11-2016 after knowing about the incident the watchman of Paraiya Police Station Mr.LalBahadur Yadav s/o Mukhlal Yadav, R/o Sonvarsha, PO- BalaBigaha, PS- Paraiya of Gaya district of Bihar state, has suggested ShambuChoudhry and his wife Gyanti Devi (victim’s parents) to file FIR in the police station. On this the villagers interfered and manipulated the victims’ parents saying that it is our internal matter and we will inquire it and then we’ll inform the Police In-charge’.

    On 28-11-2016 the Principal YugalKishor organised the meeting with the victim Puja Kumari and her parents ShambhuChoudhry and Gyanti Devi, teacher Naveen Singh, accused Shiv Kumar and NanhuChoudhry who is the ward member of Sonvarsha village, the witnesses of the incident Raviranjan Kumar/Fonu and Abhishek Kumar who witnessed the incident and few villagers. He inquired the victims and witnessed and during the inquiry it was found that Preeti was raped by Shiv Kumar.  Immediately the villagers who gathered in the meeting started beating Shiv Kumar for his misbehaving with the minor girl. No sooner, MunniPaswan s/o Doman Paswan of Sonvarsha village rang the Police of Paraiya Police Station and informed about the incident. He also informed to some media about the incident. Within 45 minutes the police and media arrived at the spot and took the accused Shiv Kumar, victim Puja Kumari, her mother Gyanti Devi and her father ShambhuChoudhry to the Paraiya Police Station. The police arrested the accused Shiv Kumar and sent Puja Kumari to Chandouti Women Police Station along with her parents. There Sub Inspector MeeraKumari took Puja’s statement and registered FIR and thereafter SI MeeraKumari took Puja Kumari to Prabhavati Hospital at Gaya for medical inspection. On 28-11-2016 around 4:45pm medical inspection has been done.

    The police have taken statement of the victim u/s 164 and have provided the copy of FIR, medical report, final report and daily report of case proceedings to the victim’s family. The police has charged the accused u/s 376 of IPC, 4 POCSO Act and 3(1)(x), 3(1)(w), 3(2)(v) SC/ST PoA Act, 1989. As a result the accused is in the prison.


  • Posted by: AIDMAM Bihar
  • Fact finding date: 02-12-2016
  • Date of Case Upload: 25-01-2018


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