Dalit man mistaken as thief set afire in Uttar Pradesh

In India’s Uttar Pradesh district, a Dalit man, mistaken as a thief after entering a house to avoid stray dogs, was set afire and later succumbed to his injuries.

The incident took place in Barabanki district of the state.

According to the Press Trust of India, victim Sujit Kumar, who was admitted in the Syama Prasad Mukherjee Civil Hospital in Lucknow with 40 per cent burns, died on Monday.

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