Dalit marriage party attacked by mob over playing music

  • PTI, Muzaffarnagar
  • Updated: May 21, 2015 15:12 IST

A marriage party of 12 people was allegedly attacked by a mob with stones over playing music at Sonta village here, police said Thursday.

At least 12 Dalits of a marriage party were attacked by a mob when the party started playing music in their bus when they reached Sonta village under Mansoorpur police station area Wednesday, they said.

According to the complaint lodged by the bus driver, the incident occurred when the marriage party of Servender coming from Firozpur reached Sonta and continued playing music in the vehicle, that was objected by the villagers, police said.

When the bus was about to leave the village for Firozpur, a mob comprising of about 25 villagers attacked the members with stones, they added.

A case has been registered and efforts are on to nab the absconding accused, police authorities said.

Officials also added the injured have been admitted to a hospital.

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