Palwal family ‘attacked’ for ignoring PM’s lights-out call

Palwal family ‘attacked’ for ignoring PM’s lights-out call

Tribune News Service

Palwal, April 7

The police have booked 35 persons for assaulting a Dalit family at Pingore village of the district for allegedly ignoring the PM’s appeal to switch off lights and light lampson Sunday night.

However, no arrest has been made so far. As per the police complaint lodged by one Dhanpal, a group of residents attacked the complainant’s family with bricks and stones around 9.20 pm on Sunday, resulting in heavy damage to the property, including a car parked on the premises. The incident also resulted in injuries to one ofthe family members.

It is alleged that the accused, residents of the same village, attacked the family after they found that they did not comply with the PM’s lights-out appeal.

The police have booked a case under Sections 323, 506 and 120B of the IPC and SC/ST Act against 35 persons.

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