A tribal man died in Madhya Pradesh’s Neemuch district after he was overwhelmed, tied to a automobile and dragged by a gaggle of individuals on the highway on suspicion of theft. (Image: News18)
The tribals gathered underneath the banner of varied organisations, together with Jay Adivasi Yuva Shakti (JAYS), at Barda, the native village of the sufferer.
- PTI Bhopal
- Last Updated:September 05, 2021, 23:37 IST
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A lot of tribals gathered at Barda village in Madhya Pradesh’s Neemuch district on Sunday to hunt justice for a 40-year-old man, who died after being thrashed and dragged with a automobile there over 10 days again. The tribals gathered underneath the banner of varied organisations, together with Jay Adivasi Yuva Shakti (JAYS), at Barda, the native village of the sufferer.
Congress MLA and JAYS founder Hiralal Alawa, who led the protest, mentioned the tribals gathered to demand a compensation of Rs two crore for the kin of the sufferer, Kanhaiyalal Bheel (40), saying that his dependents got ex-gratia of solely Rs 4 lakh. He additionally alleged that 20 individuals have been concerned within the incident of beating and dragging of the sufferer, however solely eight of them have been booked.
The protest continued until late on Sunday night time. It was claimed that tribals from some neighbouring states additionally reached Neemuch to take part within the protest. Bheel was allegedly thrashed and dragged after being tied to the rear a part of a automobile in Neemuch district on August 26 following a minor highway accident with a milkman, who was using a motorbike. According to police, the milkman, Chhitar Mal Gurjar, was using his motorbike which knocked down Bheel when he was standing on the Neemuch-Singoli highway, some 84 kms from the Neemuch district headquarters. Gurjar misplaced his cool after the milk spilt on the highway as a result of accident and beat up Bheel, police mentioned, including that the accused then known as up his pals who additionally roughed up the sufferer and tied him to the rear aspect of a passing automobile with a rope. Bheel was dragged for a ways. The sufferer died the following day throughout therapy at Neemuch district hospital, police mentioned. Police have booked and arrested eight accused with sections 302 (Punishment for homicide) and different sections of the Indian Penal Code and the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.
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