Seven people have been arrested over a caste based violence in Uttar Pradesh’s Rae Bareli on Tuesday.
Those who claim in India, caste has withered away! A Dalit boy in UP, India is assaulted by a group of upper caste Hindus and was forced to lick their feet. pic.twitter.com/5nxqh2YgWj— Ashok Swain (@ashoswai) April 19, 2022
The police has arrested seven people for assaulting and forcing a minor boy from Dalit community to lick feet, NDTV reported.
The video of the incident in which some boys can be seen assaulting and forcing a boy to lick their feet, while being on motorcycles had gone viral on social media.
The report also states that the victim had filed a complaint with the police, following which the arrests have been made.
As per the report, the incident had occurred on April 10. It states that the boy is a 10th class student and lives with his widowed mother.