A candidate for the put up of Panchayat head in Bihar’s Aurangabad district who misplaced the election has been arrested after a video of him assaulting two Dalit males went viral.
The candidate, Balwant Singh, has been accused of blaming the Dalit neighborhood for his loss and beating up two other folks from the neighborhood as they allegedly didn’t vote for him.
Balwant will also be heard citing that he paid the 2 electorate, and so they nonetheless did not vote for him. He’s observed verbally abusing the 2 males and punishing them by means of making them do sit-ups whilst preserving their ears.
He then proceeds to bodily attack one in every of them and forces him to spit at the floor and lick it. He will also be observed preserving him by means of the neck and forcing him to the bottom.
NDTV can not independently examine the authenticity of the video that has surfaced nowadays.
Balwant has alleged that the 2 males had been growing nuisance after you have inebriated, and he punished them for it when they were given sober. The video, then again, establishes that Balwant used to be speaking about having paid them.
The police have acted rapidly and arrested the accused after instructions from the district’s Superintendent of Police Kantesh Kumar Mishra. The topic is being investigated, Mr Mishra mentioned.