Two boys from the Dalit group had been striped and overwhelmed for swimming in a smartly in Vakadi village in Jalgaon district, Maharashtra.
The incident passed off on June 10, however it got here to gentle after a video of the horrific incident surfaced and was once shared extensively on social media, IANS reported.
The men, who had jumped into the smartly to overcome the warmth, had been pulled out by means of individuals belonging to the so referred to as higher caste communities, the newswire reported.
Within the video clip, the 2 boys, who seem to be of their teenagers, will also be noticed protecting themselves with leaves, at the same time as a person hits them with a inexperienced colored belt after which a stick.
Every other guy will also be heard giggling within the background.
Two males, Ishwar Joshi and Prahlad Lothar, were arrested below the Prevention of Atrocities Act and in addition the Coverage of Youngsters from Sexual Offences Act.
The New Indian Categorical reported that the smartly was once positioned in Joshi’s farm.
Joshi and his good friend, Lothal, allegedly stripped the lads and thrashed them with a pipe and a stick, the newspaper reported. The 2 males reportedly made the video clip and shared it on the net.
Condemning the incident, Union Social Welfare Minister Ramdas Athawale demanded “stringent motion in opposition to the perpetrators of the atrocity at the boys.”
The households of the 2 boys had been reluctant to record a grievance with the police, The Indian Categorical reported, and they’re below drive from influential villages to withdraw it.