The year-old Dalit was murdered by the bride's father only three days after the wedding because he was opposed to the marriage.
According to the court, caste prejudice was the cause of the crime. We do not live the spirit of Christianity if we practice caste discrimination," he bemoaned. Kevin Joseph, the victim, was found dead in a canal near the town of Kollam on 28 May.
Dalit Christian man murdered in Kerala in ‘honour killing’
Investigators found at least 15 injuries on his body, but the death was caused by drowning. Just a few days earlier, 24 May, he had married Neenu Chacko, a year-old Syriac Christian woman from a well-to-do family. Contrary to the marriage, and after several attempts to stop the wedding, some of the bride's relatives abducted Kevin, tortured him and left him to die in the canal. The court indicted some 14 people in all.
In the State, Christians represent 20 per cent of the overall population of 34 million. The caste system was abolished under the Indian Constitution. However, the young man's death puts the spotlight on the deeply rooted discrimination in both society and the Indian Church.
In order to counter the marginalisation of the former "untouchables" within the Church, the CBCI adopted an action plan designed to include Dalits. Help AsiaNews. Aree geografiche.
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