Visakhapatnam: Seven booked in Dalit youth tonsure case


Visakhapatnam: Cases have been registered against seven persons in connection with the incident where a Dalit youth was beaten up and his head tonsured in the city. Informing this to reporters here on Saturday, City police commissioner Manish Kumar Sinha said more details were being gathered regarding the incident which took place at the residence of Big Boss contestant and Jana Sena Party leader Nutan Naidu where the latter’s wife Madhupriya is named the prime accused.

Srikant, the dalit youth, who was working in Naidu’s residence, left the job without informing the latter. He was summoned on Friday saying that a mobile phone was missing. The family members and staff of Naidu beat him up and at the instance of Madhupriya, his head was also tonsured. CCTV footage of the incident was also obtained by the police who are investigating.

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