Kalaburugi: Actor Chetan Ahimsa has issued a statement that the Dalit youth was murdered because he was planning to marry a Muslim girl.
In a tragic incident, a Dalit youth was murdered in Wadi town of the District on Wednesday May 25 by unknown assailants. It has been suspected that he was murdered over inter-faith love.
“A Dalit youth in Kalaburagi has been brutally murdered for loving and wanting to marry a Muslim girl. Girl’s brother and one other has been arrested. Along with stones and bricks, weapons used in heinous killing showcases toxic masculinity, communal hate, and Brahminical violence,” he added.
The police investigation is in progress. Senior officials have rushed to the town as tense atmosphere prevails.
According to the initial reports, Vijaya Kamble, a resident of Bhimanagara in Wadi Town of Chittapura Taluk of the District was hacked to death by a group of assailants. Kamble was 25 years old
Police suspect that relatives of his fiancee who belongs to another religion are behind this.