Five held for seeking to fine Dalit family after 2-year-old enters temple

    22-Sep-2021   
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Miyapur, September 22: Karnataka Police arrested five people for allegedly seeking to fine a Dalit family of Rs 25,000 for “purification” of the Hanuman Temple in Miyapur village in the district after their two-year-old son entered it, police said on 22 September.
 
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According to the official, the incident took place on September 4 and it came to light only on September 20. A case had been registered in the Kushtagi Police station against the five accused under the various sections of the Indian Penal Code and under the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act (SC/ST Act), the police said.
 
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