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Madhya Pradesh: Dalit Man’s Hands Chopped Off For Demanding Wages From Upper Caste Man

The police have by far arrested three accused in connection with the cas

Mumbai: In a hideous incident, a Dalit man’s hand was chopped off by a sword after he demanded his wages from an upper-caste man. The incident was reported from the Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh.

The doctors were able to restore the victim’s hands, however, his condition is said to be critical.

A case has been registered under Section 307 (attempt to murder) of IPC and Section 3(2)1 of the SC/SCT Act.

The accused had fled from the spot after committing the crime. The police have by far arrested three accused in connection with the case.

The 45-year-old victim, identified as Ashok Saket worked as a labourer in Dolmau village under Sirmaur police station in Rewa district.

According to a report by Aajtak online, Saket had given his services to one Ganesh Mishra at his village in Dolmau. It is alleged that Mishra did not give money to Saket and turned him down on one pretext or another.

On one day, when Saket went to demand his wages, Mishra lost his cool and cut off the labourer’s hand with the sword. After the incident, some accused tried to hide the severed hand of the victim.

The Dalit victim is now battling for life at Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital. Doctors performed a complex operation to rejoin the hand of Saket.

SP Navneet Bhasin said prime accused Ganesh Mishra, his friend Ratnesh Mishra and one Krishna Kumar Mishra have been arrested.

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