UP shocker.. Dalit woman beaten for relieving herself in the field

Muzaffarnagar: A 25-year-old Dalit woman was allegedly beaten up by a farmer for relieving herself in his sugarcane field in Bhens village here, police said today.

The woman had come to attend a wedding in the area.

Members of the community blocked the Delhi-Dehradun highway near the village demanding the farmer be arrested, Circle Officer Hari Ram said.

The accused has been taken into custody and a probe has been ordered into the matter, police said.