Uttar Pradesh News: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) President Mayawati condemned the incidents of slitting of throats of four members of a Dalit family in Prayagraj and a Dalit husband and wife in Azamgarh district. Said on Monday that the government should be aware of the ‘‘atrocities’’’ should be strictly stopped.
demand for strict action
Former Chief Minister said in a tweet, ‘After Prayagraj incident in UP, now the incident of slitting throat of Dalit husband and wife in Azamgarh last night. Very sad, painful and very condemnable. He said, ‘Government should immediately stop such atrocities on Dalits and take correct and strict action against the culprits, this is the demand of BSP.’
what was the incident
It is noteworthy that in Tithaupur village of Tarwan police station area of Azamgarh district, Dalit husband and wife were murdered with sharp weapons on Sunday night. Azamgarh Superintendent of Police Anurag Arya said on Monday that unidentified miscreants entered the house of Tithaupur village resident Nagina (55) and his wife Nagina Devi (52), working in Mau district as Lekhpal in the Consolidation Department, on Sunday night with sharp weapons. Murdered and escaped.
Earlier, four members of a Dalit family were murdered in Gohari village of Phaphamau area of Prayagraj district on Wednesday night last week.