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The Pen Is Mightier Than the Sword: Student Beaten to Death by Classmates
| July 29, 2013
| Elysia McMahan
Posted on 07/31/2013 4:27:53 PM PDT by BenLurkin
According to The Times of India, a 17-year-old Class XI student at a government school in Pur village was beaten to death on Friday by his classmates when he refused to hand over his pen.
As police and onlookers stood on the sidelines, Monu Valmiki was viciously trampled by about nine other students for over half an hour.
No one intervened to stop the attack, which led people from the Dalit community, where the victim was from, to throw stones at the Kotkasim police station in Alwar.
(Excerpt) Read more at firsttoknow.com ...
TOPICS: Miscellaneous; Travel
KEYWORDS: dalit; india; monuvalmiki
posted on 07/31/2013 4:27:53 PM PDT
posted on 07/31/2013 4:29:16 PM PDT
Yeah, and the caste system is dead. Suuuuuure.
posted on 07/31/2013 4:32:09 PM PDT
(A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don't have one, you'll never need one again.)
dalit = white I guess
posted on 07/31/2013 4:35:58 PM PDT
Dalit = Scheduled Caste = untouchable.
To: Sherman Logan
didn’t sound untouchable in the article.
As a matter of fact I would not doubt they are the most abused and picked on.
posted on 07/31/2013 4:44:32 PM PDT
Were all the attackers named Zimmerman?
posted on 07/31/2013 5:20:50 PM PDT
(I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
posted on 07/31/2013 7:29:32 PM PDT
(I'm guttery and trashy, with a hint of lemon. - Laz)
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