Dalit woman attacked for drawing water from handpump
Cities | Press Trust of India | Updated: May 13, 2013 22:50 IST
Madhubani, Bihar: A Dalit woman was injured when a man attacked her with a sharp weapon on Monday for drawing water from a handpump in a village in Bihar's Madhubani district, police said.
Mantorami Devi (33) was attacked by Marhu Yadav who was infuriated with her for drawing water from a public handpump at Jhauwa village.
The woman was injured in both her hands when she tried to fend him off, police said, adding she was rushed to the local primary health centre which referred her to Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital (DMCH).
The attacker is absconding and raids are on to nab him, police said.
Story First Published: May 13, 2013 22:49 IST