Minor Dalit girl killed in UP

Ballia
9 Feb 2018

An eight-year-old Dalit girl was killed in Vishnupur village here allegedly over a land dispute, police said today. The incident took place on Thursday around 8 pm when the girl had gone for grazing the goats, superintendent of police Anil Kumar said. The police said that a land dispute is believed to be the reason behind the alleged killing. The deceased's father has lodged a complaint in this regard, naming his nephews as accused, he said. A case in this regard has been registered against the two accused, the SP said, adding that the body has been sent for post-mortem.