Sohan Ram (35) from Bhenta village

Dalit killed allegedly for making flour mill 'impure'

A 35-year-old Dalit was killed allegedly by a caste Hindu for entering a flour mill in in Uttarakhand’s Karadiya village and ''rendering it impure.”The incident allegedly occurred on Wednesday evening and the FIR was lodged at Bageshwar district’s Kanda police station by midnight the same day. The accused, Lalit Karnatak, was arrested by the police on Thursday, produced before the Chief Judicial Magistrate court on Friday and sent in a 14-day judicial custody.