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The News Minute | October 21, 2014 | 12.48 pm IST A Dalit boy was allegedly thrashed by a temple priest in Bangalore on Sunday, as the boy entered the sanctum sanctorum. According to a report in The New Indian Express, the incident took place at the Rudreshwara temple in Nelamangala, on the outskirts of Bangalore. The priest reportedly beat the eight-year-old boy and even banged his head against the wall after he found the boy in the sanctum sanctorum when he went to perform a pooja in the evening. The child was taken to a hospital and treated.  Police however, have said that the boy’s parents had refused to file a complaint, but were looking into the case.

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