Dalit youth killed by five men in Chennai | Caste killing (The News Minute)

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By Nidharshana Raju

While caste killings predominantly make headlines from southern Tamil Nadu, 22-year-old Praveen’s murder — arguably one of the first gory caste killings to have taken place in Chennai in recent times — has shaken the local residents. Dinesh, Praveen’s brother-in-law, along with 4 other men murdered Praveen on February 23. TNM’s Nidharshana Raju visited Praveen’s family, who recalled how the plan was executed by the five men. His 19-year-old wife Sharmila hints at her family having political backing.

This story was originally published in thenewsminute.com

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