Ater by-polls: Goons thrash Dalit man in Bhind

ANI | Updated: Nov 06, 2017 04:23 IST

Bhind (Madhya Pradesh), November 6, (ANI): A Dalit man was thrashed by three goons after he allegedly cast vote for a candidate of his choice in the Ater by-polls in Madhya Pradesh's Bhind district.

The incident took place yesterday when the victim, Kalyan, who is a resident of the Kheri village, denied to vote in favour of the opposite party in the by-polls which the three opposed. They attacked him with sticks while the crowd watched the incident.

A case has been lodged against the accused and the police are investigating into the matter.

Later in the day, the victim, a teacher in a government college, was admitted to a district hospital for treatment. (ANI)