UP: Four arrested for assaulting Dalit, forcing him to drink urine
Four persons have been arrested for beating a Dalit man in Hazratpur of Uttar Pradesh's Badaun district and allegedly forcing him to drink urine after he refused to harvest their wheat crop late last month.
The victim has been identified as Sitaram Valmiki. It is learnt that some influential men in his village beat him up and abused him after he refused to harvest their wheat crops and instead preferred to collect fodder for himself.
Meanwhile, an FIR has been registered under sections 323 (Voluntarily causing grievous hurt), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of peace) 506 (criminal intimidation) 342 (wrongful confinement) and relevant sections of the SC/ST Act.