Ahmedabad Police filed a case against six men on Thursday for allegedly attacking a Dalit bride’s procession over the issue of playing songs on a DJ music system.
The incident took place at Dangarva village in Ahmedabad’s Detroj taluka, where Jagdish Parmar had arranged a procession on Thursday in celebration of his daughter’s marriage, sub inspector H R Patel of Detroj police station said.
“When the procession reached a place in the village, some youths from Thakor (OBC) community asked the DJ operator not to play songs in that area. When he refused, six men attacked the members of the procession with sticks. Bride’s father was injured in the attack,” he said.
An FIR was filed against the six men under IPC sections 323 (assault), 146 (rioting), and relevant sections of the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, according to Patel, who added that no one had been arrested in connection with the incident so far.