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Dalit labour’s hand chopped off in MP’s Rewa for demanding wages!

A shocking incident has come into light from Madhya Pradesh’s Rewa district, Ashok Saket, Dalit labourer’s hand was cut off by his employer, Ganesh Mishra, when he demanded his wages, on Sunday, 21 November. The victim was admitted to Sanjay Gandhi Hospital in a critical condition.

“When we demanded his pending wages, we were threatened by the employer. A scuffle broke out and my uncle’s hand was cut off. His face and jaw were injured too,” the victim’s nephew told The Quint.

According to reports, police arrested Mishra and his brothers Ratnesh Mishra and Krishna Kumar Mishra under Section 307 (attempt to murder) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and provisions of the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

(With inputs from The Indian Express and The Quint)

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