Dalit girls burnt alive : Caste-virus 001MP2008


A Dalit girl was allegedly set afire by four neighbourhood youths for opposing their indecent advances at Shahgarh town in the district.

The incident occured on March 3 when the 17-year-old girl objected to the indecent advances of four youths living in her neighbourhood, police said on Wednesday.She was going to answer nature’s call on a hillock in Shahgarh town, nearly 65 kms from here, when the incident took place, they said. Enraged over the girl’s protest, they poured kerosene over her and set her ablaze.

The girl, who suffered nearly 70 per cent burns, was admitted to a hospital here.Police have registered a case launched a hunt for the youths.

Source: DNA


 A 17-year-old Dalit girl was burnt to death in Sehora near Jabalpur Sunday after she tried to fight off her molesters. A murder case has been registered against the accused.
This incident took place 30 km from Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh. The girl died in the Jabalpur district hospital on Monday. According to the police the victim resisted a molestation attempt by the accused. Later that night, a scuffle broke out between two main accused and the victim’s relatives. The accused then went to the victim’s shanty and doused her with kerosene. A murder case has been registered against the perpetrators. Six have been arrested while the two main accused are on the run.


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