Kanpur Horror: Dalit Man Assaulted, Stick Inserted in Private Part Over Love Affair With Woman; One Arrested

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Kanpur, July 10: A man belonging to the Dalit community was tied to a tree and mercilessly thrashed by relatives of a woman with whom the victim was in love with. The attackers also allegedly inserted a stick in the private part of the man. The horrific incident took place in Kanpur Dehat district of Uttar Pradesh on July 7. It came to light on July 9 after videos of the inhuman act surfaced on the internet. Uttar Pradesh: Minor Girl Gang-Raped, Filmed in Kanpur, Given Abortion Pills.

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The victim is a resident of Sarwan Kheda pocket. He was allegedly in a relationship with a woman of a nearby village in Akbarpur area. According to reports, the woman had on July 7 called him for a meeting. When the man arrived in her village, the woman's relatives caught hold of him. A video showed the man was forced to lay down on a wooden bench and hit with sticks repeatedly. Uttar Pradesh Shocker: 16-Year-Old Girl Gangraped by Two Youths in Shahjahanpur; Case Registered After Video Goes Viral.

Another video showed the man was tied to a tree. Another man was seen hitting on his private parts with a stick and allegedly inserted stick in the private part. The Dalit man was released with warning of dire consequences. After the videos emerged, police registered a case against nine people, including six unidentified. One accused has reportedly been arrested.

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The victim's family alleged that initially cops had refused to lodge an FIR and threatened to book him for molestation. "As soon as we got to know about the video, a police case was filed in the matter. A person identified in the viral video has been arrested," Additional Superintendent of Police Ghanshyam Chaurasiya told NDTV. The man is receiving treatment at Lala Lajpat hospital in Kanpur.

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