Dalit woman forced to drink urine in Bihar

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A Dalit woman was allegedly beaten up and forced to drink her urine on Saturday by four men after branding her as a “witch” at Pipra village in Bihar’s Darbhanga district, police said.

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Four persons beat up a Dalit woman and subsequently forced her to drink her urine on Thursday for allegedly practising witchcraft, Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO)
Anjani Kumar said.

The woman left the village after the incident, the SDPO said, adding that she lodged an FIR on Friday.

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The incident occurred after some children of the village fell ill and some locals believed that it might be the result of witchcraft allegedly practised by the woman, he said.

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