Two Dalit children were burned alive by upper castes in Haryana….reports Asian Lite News
The family of four, including two children, was set afire inside their house allegedly by members of the Rajput community, early on Tuesday.
Dalit families are blocking a major road lead to Delhi demanding arrest of the accused in the incident. CPM’s Brinda Karat and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi were at Sun Perh village in Faridabad to console the families.
The victim’s family demanded probe by CBI or retired High Court judge into Sun Perh incident.
The family was set afire inside their house allegedly by members of the Rajput community, early on Tuesday.
While Vaibhav (2 years) and Divya (10 months) died before reaching the Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi, their mother Rekha (22) was admitted to the ICU with serious burns.
Rekha’s husband, Jitender (26), a medical attendant at a hospital, escaped with minor burns on his hands.
The police have booked 11 persons in the case and arrested three so far.