Police forms SIT to probe setting ablaze of Dalit farmer

incident took place at Parsoria Ghatkhedi in Berasia tehsil

Police have identified four men for setting ablaze a Dalit farmer who was, it is said, averting the attempts of encroachment on his land.

The incident is of Bhopal district.

The incident took place at Parsoria Ghatkhedi in Berasia tehsil.

The victim was identified as Kishorilal Jatav (70), who succumbed to injuries before reaching the hospital.

It is now said that a special investigation team headed by Additional Superintendent of Police Sanjay Shau will probe the incident.

Police have named Teeran Yadav, Prakash Yadav, Sanju Yadav and Balvir Yadav as accused.

Jatav protested when the four men tried to encroach on a piece of land leased by him following which the accused allegedly set him on fire after pouring petrol on him, police said.

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