//Dalit maid killed over trivial issue

Dalit maid killed over trivial issue

AMRITSAR, MAR 8 (PTI)

National Commission for Schedule castes and Schedule Tribes has taken serious note of the brutal killing of an 11-year-old Dalit girl by her employer.

Talking to the media persons here today, member of the National Commission for Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribe Neelam Sahota said the girl was employed as a maid in a house here.

On Monday, she was allegedly beaten up with wooden rods by her master for overbaking chappatis and suffered injuries.

Sahota said she has directed the district police administration for the registration of criminal case against the alleged accused under the schedule caste act by evening.

When contacted Police Incharge of the Police station Civil line Jagatpreet Singh said a criminal case would be registered within 24 hours after getting the medico-legal report.

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