Caste Discrimination & Brutal Attack on a Dalit Woman (Code: TN-ERD-2017-071, Date: 02-Oct-2017 )

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Case posted by Social Awareness Society for Youths-SASY
Case code TN-ERD-2017-071
Case year 02-Oct-2017
Type of atrocity Voluntarily causing simple hurt and grievous hurt
Whether the case is being followed in the court or not? No

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Fact finding date Not recorded

Case Incident

Case Incident details

Case incident date 02-Oct-2017
Place Village: Not recorded
Taluka:Not recorded
District: Erode(DP)
State: Tamil Nadu
Police station Puliampatty
Complaint date 04-Oct-2017
FIR date 04-Oct-2017

Case brief

Case summary

Sudha (28 years) is residing with her husband Bannari in Jeeva Nagar, Vallipalayam Post, Puliyampatti Via, Sathyamangalam Taluk, Erode District. On 02.10.2017 at 7: 30 pm, a man named Sivakolunthu belonging to the dominant caste (Naikar Community) had a dispute with Sudha and he brutally attacked her. This incident occured in front of Sudha\'s residence and near to the village temple. 

The Dalit youths who were sittting near the temple rushed to the spot and tried to pacify the dispute. But Sivakolunthu verbally abused and attacked the boys referring with their caste names. The injured boys then went to the Sathyamangalam Government Hospital for medical treatment.  

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