Nawada: The miscreants on Sunday set on fire five dalit houses in Pipra village in Bihar's Nawada district, police sources said.
    
The miscreants torched the five dalit houses after the family members refused to pay them extortion money, the sources said. The Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Akhtar Sahriyar rushed to the village with police force to probe the matter, they said.
    
The aggrieved dalit families have lodged a FIR against eight persons for torching their houses, the sources said, adding all accused persons were absconding.

(Agencies)


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