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Bangalore: Dalit boy killed for writing love letter to upper caste girl

08, Jul 2015

Anil and the girl were studying in the same school at the taluka level and were friends.
Aravind Gowda | Mail Today | Bengaluru, July 8, 2015 | UPDATED 11:44 IST
A Dalit boy was bludgeoned to death by three people after he was caught handing over a love letter to a girl belonging to the “upper caste” in Mirji village in Bagalkote district, central Karnataka. Read: Dalit girl thrashed after her shadow falls on upper caste man
The girl’s father, brother and another relative are absconding after launching a murderous attack on 17-year-old Anil Parashurama Methri on July 1. The boy succumbed to injuries on Tuesday. His parents, who were also badly assaulted by the girl’s family, are undergoing treatment for their injuries in a government hospital.
According to the police, Anil and the girl were studying in the same school at the taluka level and were friends. On July 1, around 8:30 pm, Anil went to the girl’s home secretly and was handing over the love letter to her through the window. He was caught red-handed by the girl’s father and brother.

 

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