Seven arrested for assaulting Dalit family in Gujarat

Published: Wednesday, Sep 8, 2010, 12:26 IST
By Satish Jha | Place: Ahmedabad | Agency: DNA

The Sanand police have arrested seven people in connection with an
atrocity case. The seven accused were held on Monday and produced
before a magistrate on Tuesday. The magistrate sent them to judicial

Eighty year-old Danabhai Parmar of Bhavapura in Sanand, had filed a
complaint a week back, alleging that Raman Thakore, Amrut Thakore,
Kana Thakore, Raju Thakore, Kanti Thakore, Mahesh Thakore and Kama
Thakore stormed into his house and assaulted him and his family

According to the case details, Kanti Thakore had hired Parmar's
nephew, Gautam, 30, as a driver some time back. Over time, Gautam had
become intimate with Thakore's family members and had allegedly
developed illicit relations with his wife, Maya (name changed).

A source in the police said that the reason why Parmar's family was
assaulted was that Gautam's alleged intimacy with Maya. When Maya's
husband came to know of this, he, along with six other people, had
assaulted the driver and his family, the source said.

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