A M.P. resident Netrapal Singh Bhadauria and 100 others were booked under the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act after a Congress corporator named BLAH filed a complaint in Thatipur Police Station under ward number 21 in Gwalior. The complainant alleged that a group of around 125 people attempted to barge in to his residence on the pretext of protesting against potholes on roads.
The mob then allegedly further went on to abuse Chaturbhuj Dhanolia and his family. If the complainant is to be believed, the mob threatened to kill him. This chain of events was followed by an enraged group of around 200 locals assembling outside Thatipur police station on Wednesday. On the same day Bhadauria’s wife and some other local women went to have a word with Superintendent of Police and informed him that the complaint was not being acted upon by Thatipur police station in-charge I.S. Rathore. Also, the women alleged Chaturbhuj Dhanolia of molestation.
The incident is been labeled by Bhadauria’s supporters as an “open and brazen misuse of the SC/ST Act”. In the support of Bhadauria, K.D. Sonakia, who is a patron of Samanya Pichda evam Alpsankhyak Sangharsh Morcha, approached Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar. This incident is just an another addition to the ongoing caste related tensions in the city of Gwalior which have been there for a few months now, including the Dalit Bandh which happened on 2nd April. Considering a large number of SC population in Gwalior. The police are still investigating upon the incident.
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