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Dalit student lynching sparks violence in UP

DNMUM407686 | 2/13/2018 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :214 | India



Lucknow: An angry mob torched a bus and gheraoed the District Magistrate’s residence in Uttar Pradesh’s Allahabad, a day after a second-year law student from the Dalit community died after being attacked with bricks and iron rods the previous night.
Samajwadi Party Yuvjan Sabha and AISA activists hit the streets to protest Dilip Saroj’s murder. Police had to resort to lathicharge to disperse students, who demanded the arrest of the main accused.
Later, they took out a march up to the SSP office and laid siege to the DM’s residence. They also demanded compensation to the family of the student.
The issue rocked the UP Legislative Council on Monday. The Samajwadi Party and the BSP alleged that the Yogi Adityanath govern
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