Mahilpur: Shiv Kumar Bawa: A Dalit youth of village Chanthu Jattan near here was brutally tortured by 3 brothers of general caste. They removed all the clothes of the youth and beaten him brutally. The youth was admitted to Civil Hospital Hoshiarpur but the police have not recorded his statement yet and thus, no action has been taken against the accused.
Family members said that earlier the accused have been pressurizing the wife of the victim for making sexual relations with them and they used to threaten over phone for the same.
The family members of the victim said that the police have been continuously pressurizing them for the compromise. They alleged that some leaders of ruling party have been helping the accused.
As per information received, the dalit youth said that some youths of his village used to threaten him and his wife over phone in order to pressurize his wife for making sexual relations with them. He said that on 25th November, those youths called him in their farmland and tortured him by making him naked. He said that he escaped somehow and then he was admitted to Civil Hospital Hoshiarpur.
He alleged that the police have not taken any action against those three brothers who tortured him and who often threaten his wife to make sexual relations with her.
Investigation Officer, ASI Bakhshish Singh said that they have been investigating into the matter and the case is in the knowledge of higher officials. He said that an FIR will be lodged after proper investigation.