Maharashtra shocker: Four Dalit kids tied upside down, thrashed on suspicion of theft ( Deccan Herald )

State revenue minister Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil, who hails from Ahmednagar, visited the hospital and spoke to the boys and their parents.

By Mrityunjay Bose / DHNS

In a shocking incident, four Dalit children were hung from a tree upside down and allegedly thrashed for stealing goats and pigeons in Srirampur in Ahmednagar district.

The videos of the incident have gone viral on social media platforms. The incident has been reported from Haregaon in Srirampur tehsil.

Prakash Ambedkar, president of Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi, demanded a probe into the incident.

“I just spoke to one of the victims and his grandmother over a call. He was thrashed, urinated upon, spitted on, forced to lick his own spit, stripped and hung upside down. This is what my people face everyday,” Ambedkar, a former MP posted on X

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