A 22-year-old Dalit man Khetram Bhil was allegedly beaten to death in Rajasthan’s Barmer on Tuesday for an affair with a Muslim woman. His dead body was found three days after he was killed.
According to media reports, Bhil used to work at Mehboob Khan’s home and he was reportedly in love with a girl in Khan’s family.
Bhim’s brother has alleged that two men, Sadam Khan and Haiyaat Khan, asked Bhil to accompany them to the nearby fields and then attacked him. Sadam and Haiyaat are reported to be members of Mehboob’s family.
Bhil was attacked by more than five men in the field. His hands and legs were tied as he was beaten mercilessly.
His body was found some distance away from where he was attack indicating that he tried to escape but died on the way.
According to the post mortem report, Bhil was severely beaten and his attackers also tried to strangle him.
Two people have been arrested so far in connection with the case and the police are trying to identify others involved in the attack.