Watch | Karnataka Dalit man stripped, beaten up for allegedly touching upper-caste person’s motorcycle

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Published: July 20,2020 04:30 PM
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July 20, 2020: A Dalit man was stripped and beaten up along with his family members in Karnataka’s Vijayapura district for allegedly touching the motorcycle of an upper-caste person on Monday.

July 20, 2020: A Dalit man was stripped and beaten up along with his family members in Karnataka’s Vijayapura district for allegedly touching the motorcycle of an upper-caste person on Monday.



The incident, which took place on Saturday, came to light after a video of the attack was shared widely on social media.





The man has filed a police complaint against 13 people. A case has been registered under the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and various sections of the Indian Penal Code.





The video came at a time when physical distancing norms are in place to contain the coronavirus pandemic. Most of the attackers were not wearing masks and violating guidelines.