Attack on Dalits: action sought against culprits

DH News Service

Karnataka Dalit Sangharsh Samiti (KDSS) and Karnataka Sarvara Kshemabivriddi Sangha (KSKS) have urged the government to initiate action against culprits responsible for last weeks attackson Dalits in Yeshwanthpur.

Addressing a press conference here today, Samithi President N Murthy said that some rowdy elements had attacked a Dalit settlement in Koolinagar on September 18 and ransacked 30 houses.

Fifteen persons including five women are injured during the attack, but no authority has not cared to have them admitted to a hospital, he said. Despite appeals to the police, culprits are still at large. He demanded the arrest of culprits and compensation for the injured.

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