A person was once arrested from the Roshnabad house of Uttarakhand’s Haridwar district for allegedly creating a mockery of and passing casteist remarks in opposition to the circle of relatives of Vandana Katariya who was once a part of India’s ladies’s hockey crew which misplaced to Argentina in a semifinal fit on the Tokyo Olympics, police mentioned on Thursday. Quickly after the crew went right down to Argentina, two males allegedly danced and burst firecrackers outdoor Vandana’s area within the Roshnabad house in a gesture of mockery on Wednesday night, an authentic at SIDCUL police station mentioned.
When some contributors of Vandana’s circle of relatives got here out listening to the noise outdoor their area, the 2 males additionally handed casteist remarks in opposition to the circle of relatives, pronouncing the crew had misplaced as it had too many Dalit gamers in it, he mentioned. A heated argument additionally happened between family members and the 2 males concerned within the incident, following which a grievance was once lodged by means of Vandana’s brother, the authentic mentioned.
A person, known as Vijay Friend, has been arrested and booked in reference to the incident below phase 504 (intentional insult with intent to impress breach of peace) of the Indian Penal Code and the SC-ST Act, the authentic mentioned. The opposite guy concerned within the incident has now not been arrested but, he mentioned.