In a surprising incident, two minor Dalit girls were found dead in Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh whereas another minor Dalit girl is very critical.
The hands and legs of the three Dalit girls were tied, according to a Times Now report.
Sources stated it’s suspected that they have been assaulted. There are injury marks on their bodies.
As per preliminary reports, the girls had gone to get food for cattle.
Preliminary examination by doctors and police suggest they were poisoned, India Today reported.
A family member of the deceased told presser that “when they didn’t return home on time, we started searching for them. They have been tied with their own clothes and abandoned in a field.”
Unnao SP told ANI news agency that the physician states that there are symptoms of poisoning.
“probe on,” he added.
According to a Times Now report, the physician who attended to the injured girl said that her pupils were dilated and she was in an unconscious state when she was brought to the facility. He said that treatment was administered to the injured girl at the earliest. He added that prima facie, it seems that there’s brain damage. The girl is said to be critically injured with minor signs of survival.
The incident happened in Asoha police station area of Unnao. Senior cops including IG Lucknow range reached the spot after being alerted.
( It is a developing story)