A Dalit family of three was savagely murdered and their mutilated body parts dispersed on a farm in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district, around 180 km from Pune. According to sources, the gruesome murders of Sanjay Jadhav (42), his wife Jayashree (38) and their teenage son Sunil (19) took place after midnight on October 21 in the sparsely populated village of Javkhede Khalasa-Kasarwadi in Pathardi Taluk.
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Like the killings of Muslims, Dalit killings have become quite common these days in India. Two police officers were today booked on charges of murder of a 15-year-old Dalit youth, whose family had claimed that he died in police custody after being picked up for a theft last night.
The two Assistant Sub Inspector of Police were also booked under sections of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act on the direction of National Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Commission, said Superintendent of Police Sonipat Abhishek Garg.
As to the Dadri lynching incident, here is more info on how the event unfolded: