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3 youths arrested for assaulting Dalit woman over drinking water issue - Chamarajanagar News

Chamarajanagar, (Karnataka) Sep 12 (IANS) Three youths have been arrested on charges of assaulting and passing vulgar comments on a Dalit women over the issue of drinking water in a village in Karnataka's Chamarajanagar district, police sources said on Sunday.

Updated Sep 12, 2021 05:24 AM

3 youths arrested for assaulting Dalit woman over drinking water issue - Chamarajanagar News

The arrested youths were identified as Sachin, Swamy and Manu, all residents of Kilagere village.

According to the police, the accused got into a quarrel with Tejashwini, the Dalit woman, after which they assaulted her, passed vulgar comments and also threatened her.

The victim lodged a complaint on Saturday.

The police booked the case under the SC-ST Prevention of Atrocities Act have arrested the accused persons.

According to police, Tejashwini had questioned the waterman and member of a gram panchayat on not supplying the water to the locality for many days.

Following this, she was attacked by the accused persons.

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