Kathmandu: In a viral video on social media on Friday, a young man is being beaten by binding his both hands with a rope. A man is beating him on the legs and body with a stick while many other people are watching.
The victim is Vikas Paswan of Durga Bhagwati Village Municipality-5 of Rautahat, who is a studying in class 11. Kinsidev Giri, a resident of Ward No. 4, tied him up and beat him up. According to eyewitnesses, Kinsidev and his sons Santosh Giri and Chhotu Giri were tied up and beaten by a group.
Allegation of sending love letter
Although the incident took place on Thursday, the police have not brought out the incident yet. Ward Chairman of Durga Bhagwati-5 Dharmanath Chaudhary said that he heard the incident that has happened after the young man wrote a love letter to a local girl.
“I have heard that he sent a letter to the girl. I don’t even know what the real thing is,” he said.
Police have also received information about the incident after the video of the beating went viral on social media. Police have called both the parties involved in the incident. “I should have gone too, but I have not been able to go there because I have a lot of work to do,” he told the media persons.
Three persons involved in the incident have been arrested
According to Superintendent of Police (SP) of Rautahat District Police Office, Siddhi Bikram Shah, the victim’s health was checked and Rajdev Giri, 50, and two others were arrested on the charge of involvement in the incident. The victim has not yet lodged a complaint. We are conducting necessary investigation by taking 3 people under control” he said.
The locals claim that the youth was beaten by non-Dalits as he belonged to the Dalit community.