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Dalit's hand chopped off for drinking water from pitcher

Rajesh alias Raju, a Dalit labourer's arm was almost chopped off by one Rajendar alias Pappu in village Daulatpur near Hisar on Wednesday. The labourer drank water from the pitcher of Jat farmer Rajendar, after which latter attacked the youth with a sickle.

india Updated: Feb 16, 2012 21:31 IST

Rajesh alias Raju, a Dalit labourer's arm was almost chopped off by one Rajendar alias Pappu in village Daulatpur near Hisar on Wednesday. The labourer drank water from the pitcher of Jat farmer Rajendar, after which latter attacked the youth with a sickle. The victim was later admitted to a local hospital.

The doctor said that tendons of Rajesh's arm were severed by the sharp-edged weapon and a steel rod has been inserted.

Authorised by Deputy Commissioner, District Development and Panchayat Officer Sumit Kumar on Thursday handed over an amount of rupees fifty thousand to Rajesh ansd said that the government will bear all the expenditure of his treatment.

The culprit has been arrested under section 326 and SC/SC Act.

The wife of the wounded labourer is pregnant and the entire family depends on his earnings. Ramavtar Sulchani, CPM leader gave memorandum to the district administration for adequate compensation to the dalit youth and take strict action against the accused.