Casteist Remarks were made on the Family of Indian Hockey Star Player

She used caste words while bursting firecrackers in front of their house after the Indian women's hockey team lost in the Olympics.
Image Credit: Amar Ujala
Image Credit: Amar Ujala

Sumit Chauhan, the third accused who burst crackers and made casteist remarks outside the house of team member and star player Vandana Kataria after the Indian women's hockey team lost to Argentina in the Tokyo Olympics, has also been arrested by the police.

Indian women's hockey team in the semi-finals

The accused had abused Vandana's family and used caste-speech words. Vandana's brother had filed a case against the three accused. On Saturday, the absconding third accused Sumit Chauhan resident of Navodaya Nagar Sidkul was arrested by the police, and further legal action was taken.

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Image Credit: ET

Police had registered a case against three accused of bursting firecrackers outside the house of forwarding player Vandana Katariya after the loss of the Indian women's hockey team in the semi-finals of the Olympics and indecently speaking caste words to the family members.

Indian women's hockey team faced Argentina

On Wednesday, the Indian women's hockey team faced Argentina in the semi-finals of the Tokyo Olympics 2020. The team also included Vandana Kataria, a resident of Roshanabad, Haridwar. Earlier in the pool match, Vandana created history by scoring a hat-trick. At the same time, in the semi-finals, the team lost after a tough fight. After the defeat of the Indian team, firecrackers were burst outside Vandana's house in joy. When Vandana's family members protested against this, the youths used caste words by indecently doing them.

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Image Credit: Jansatta

On the complaint of the relatives, the police had taken one of the accused into custody on Wednesday itself. After this, a Tahrir was given on behalf of Vandana's brother Chandrashekhar Kataria. The Sidkul police station had registered a case against the accused Sumit Chauhan, Ankur, Vijaypal resident of Roshanabad. It is alleged that these youths took off their clothes and danced in a way of celebrating happiness. The police arrested Vijaypal and Ankur and sent them to jail.

Old enmity is also being told

Vandana Kataria's brother Chandrashekhar Kataria had told the police that accused Vijaypal had a rivalry with him. Due to this, she used caste words while bursting firecrackers in front of their house after the Indian women's hockey team lost in the Olympics.

Demand to register a case under sedition sections

Chandrashekhar Kataria had said in the Tahrir that due to this act of the accused, the sentiments of the Scheduled Caste society and the family have been hurt. Along with this, there is huge anger in the region and the country. Therefore, a case should be registered against the accused under the sections of sedition.

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Image Credit: Big News Network

Vandana's brother Chandrashekhar's Tahrir has been booked under section 504 (humiliating / abusing any person) and section 3 (1) (s) i.e. for using caste words for a person belonging to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe. has gone.

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