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On Dated 20/3/2011, during Holi Festival, people from Dalit community were attacked by a group of people when they were sitting at the road side of thier village.
Smt. Mudippi Eshwaramma, W/o Anjaiah, age 37, caste SC (Madiga), Occupation- Labour, R/o Golla Gudem, H/o Tadi[arthy Village, Yacharam Mandal, RR district stated that in the year of 1995, they built a house in Gollagudem and are living in it. Adjescent to their house one Mr. Neelam Kristaiah\'s family is residing, he along with his wife Kalamma used to harass her and her family members by abusing them in the name of caste by uttering words.
The incident is of Jakheda village which is in Unna district. This village is situated 15km far from the district head quarter. In the village 200 Chamar family, 4 Julah families, 75 balmiki family, 700 brahmin family and 1 Rajput family are staying.
Bariyum Singh, age-65, stays in the village and belongs to schedule caste (Chamar). On May 12, 2013, Nephew of Bariyum Singh was getting married. The procession of bridegroom had gone to Behdala village, Mangat Ram alias Sonu a Brahmin was also with the bridegroom, who was invited by the groom and is also from the same village Jakheda. During the ceremony Bariyum Singh’s Son in law Rajinder Kumar (35) was sleeping because of fever in the guest house given to the bridegroom. Mangat Singh and his two friends came and started abusing and beating Rajinder Kumar with a chair. When Bariyum Singh and his son Somnath(30) reached there, somnath asked why you are beating him; Mangat punched him on face and abused them in the name of caste. He also threatened to kill them and went from there.
While the bridegroom was returning from Behdala around 8.15pm, Bariyum Singh and his family were coming in a Scorpio. In the vehicle, Bariyum Singh, his two daughters Kamla and Santosh Kumari, and his son in law Rajinder , his son Somnath and Somnath’s wife Amanpreet Kaur, was coming. Bariyum Singh was sitting beside the driver. On the way Mangat Ram and 7-8 of his friends tried to stop the vehicle, they were with Iron rod, and heavy stick. When the driver asked why you are trying to stop the vehicle, Mangat Ram tried to open the window of the vehicle forcibly. Mangat Ram was wearing Iron grip in his finger he punched with that on Bariyum Singh’s nose and it started bleeding seriously. Mangat Ram and his friends started breaking the vehicle with iron rod. When Somnath and Rajinder got out of the Vehicle, one of them hit Somnath on head with an iron rod, his head cracked and he started bleeding. When Amanpreet Kaur went to save her husband Somnath, Mangat Ram started hurting her too, he slapped her and took out her sari and she was only with blouse and petticoat. They also started beating the sick Rajinder. By the time there came the Bridegrooms bus so they ran away from the place they took Amanpreet’s purse where she had kept her mobile and some money. But when they were running away some people from the bridegroom side could catch hold one among the accused group, his name is Punit Kumar. They took punit and went to Mahatpur PS and filed the FIR. Then they were sent to district hospital Unna for treatment.
Prema Devi the victim had bought a piece of land which happened to be in the middle of the piece of land owned by dominant caste persons. This was unacceptable to the dominants. Therefore with the intention to forcefully acquiring the piece of land bought by Prema, the accused had attacked her family, dragged herhusband Bindeswari Paswan to Belai Badhar village and shot him dead. After his death the accused crushed his face with stones and bricks. They even physically harassed Prema and her daughter too.