In Sambhal Districtof Uttar Pradesh, a 13-year-old Dalit girl was denied to access drinking water from an Ashram on Sunday, 7th August.
The incident took place when the minor, after working in her field, tried to fetch take water from the ashram of Baba Puran Singh in Gangura village in Ginnaur area who reportedly attacked her and her father with his trident.
The girl was injured in the incident. Later, her father Charan Singh Jatav lodged an FIR with the police. “An FIR has been lodged against the accused under SC/ST atrocities prevention Act and other sections of IPC. The accused has been arrested,” police said. Further probe in the case is on, they added.