Jharkhand headmistress, aide held for cooking ‘beef’ in school

Some students of the school in Chota Mohlan village, along with their parents, reached the Deputy Commissioner’s office on Friday afternoon and complained against the cooking of alleged beef using utensils kept for mid-day meals on the school premises.

By: Express News Service | Ranchi | Published:June 18, 2017 3:15 am

A primary school headmistress and her aide were arrested on Saturday on charges of hurting religious sentiments after parents and schoolchildren complained to the Deputy Commissioner that they allegedly cooked beef inside the school in Town police station limits of Jharkhand’s Pakur district on Friday. However, officials said that no sample of cooked or raw meat was recovered.

Some students of the school in Chota Mohlan village, along with their parents, reached the Deputy Commissioner’s office on Friday afternoon and complained against the cooking of alleged beef using utensils kept for mid-day meals on the school premises. After the DC ordered education, civil administration and police officials to probe the matter, teams reached the spot late on Friday evening and an FIR was lodged on the basis of the Block Education Officer’s statement. Rosa Hansda and her aide Birju Hansda, residents of the same village, were arrested and sent to jail on Saturday.

Pakur Superintendent of Police Shailendra Barnwal said: “The meat was for her own consumption but initial inquiry revealed that she had used utensils meant for the mid-day meal and cooked it within the premises. We have not recovered any sample of meat.” Barnwal added that the act did not appear to be intentional and there was no previous complaint against Rosa on this issue.

Sub-Divisional Police Officer (Pakur) Shravan Kumar said: “By the time we were asked to reach the school, which is around eight km from (Pakur) town, there was no meat sample left. But parents and students were agitated over the use of utensils and using the school premises to prepare meat.”

Police sources said that Rosa had asked Birju to get the meat and prepare it as there was nobody at her home. The region has a fair concentration of the Santhal tribe who eat beef and Rosa is a tribal Christian, sources said. District Superintendent of Education (Pakur) Raja Ram Sah, who also visited the spot, said that the headmistress had been employed there for the past many years and there were no complaints against her. “The mid-day meal had already been served. Many students had gone home. But some hung around and the local residents also got a whiff of the meat being cooked. They raised an alarm,” Sah said.

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    Moby Nastro
    Jun 19, 2017 at 3:18 am
    Arrested even without meat being found? Eating beef has become an even more heinous crime compared to even rape. A rapist may avoid jail, but not a beef eater! This is getting too sick. Better Than India be declared 100 veg state to avoid such torment to human being.
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      babu
      Jun 18, 2017 at 4:39 pm
      She is Christian modee need to be careful or he will loose his VISA again
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        M
        Jun 18, 2017 at 9:26 pm
        Chirstian or what ever. What an individual was doing all these years will continue irrespective of who had come to govern the country. Why these tenses situation was not there before Modi? Where you all dumb head? Its individual right what to eat, and not govern by the government or nitwits.
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        sahil
        Jun 18, 2017 at 3:56 pm
        jhandelwalan's hard work in spreading hatred in the hinterlands of bharat has borne fruit
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          Mohan
          Jun 18, 2017 at 3:06 pm
          Nothing intentional -- if others can hold beef fest why not her ? As for the vessels -- they are supposed to be SICKULAR -- so they cook whatever is put in. Eating is a personal choice and that freedom cannot be taken away just like that only because sentiments are hurt. ARE YOU AWARE OF ANY HUMAN BABY THAT TAKES TO BEEF EATING IN LIEU OF MOTHER'S MILK ?
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            Abdul Salam
            Jun 18, 2017 at 2:14 pm
            what is definition of hindu? what are the conditions under which a person would cease to become hindu? just curiousity. no offence intended. please answer.
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              Mohan
              Jun 18, 2017 at 3:08 pm
              Who is a Muslim -- under what conditions will a person cease to be a Muslim No offence intended. Consider what I have said and you have your answer !
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                M
                Jun 18, 2017 at 9:30 pm
                I guess, no pork, max 4 wife, woman got no rights of her own, cir cision, should kill non believers (lol- it's in their own book), etc
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              niranjan
              Jun 18, 2017 at 1:48 pm
              If Pork is cooked in a madrassas or near a mosque it will be hurting the feelings of Muslims but any tom and harry can do to hurt the feelings of Sanatani Dharmi and morons like you are willing and ready to yap yap and yap. Stop blabbering and get back to work, a cohort of leftist-anti-India mafia. The teacher shall be set free after getting her statement and with warning to be careful and not cook anything that is not as per the liking of the majority community.
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                blackpower
                Jun 18, 2017 at 2:08 pm
                there are many hindoos - brahmins included - that eat beef. what is sanatan dharma? whose hindooism is it? is your hindooism the same as tom's or 's or harry's? or they poles apart? it may interest you to know that there are temples in india dedicated to ravan. since ramayan is based upon myth and folklore, its travails by word of mouth across the south east have caused various interpretations so it is difficult to see whose remayan is real. the fact of the matter that you portray leftists ,muslims and dissenters as anti-india - shows your saffron spine. rSS does not represent india let alone hindoo. in case you do not know, this is the 21st century
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                  Mohan
                  Jun 18, 2017 at 3:10 pm
                  Precisely Sir this is the 21st century which the likes of you should bear in mind !
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                    blackpower
                    Jun 19, 2017 at 8:41 am
                    mohan this is the 21st century AD not BC - where the saffronites will take india into a land of hindoo taliban and hindu p_ _kistan
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                    blackpower
                    Jun 18, 2017 at 2:09 pm
                    how BJP profits from the beef business. : thehindu /news/national/Sangeet-Som-BJP E2 80 99s-leading-anti-beef-crusader-owned-a-meat-exporting-company/article10149486.ece and the PM's words - : ummid /news/2015/October/13.10.2015/modis-jain-freinds-in-beef-export-business
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                    Aadis
                    Jun 18, 2017 at 1:12 pm
                    Feku has been elected to develop the country from the hands of Congress to prevent looting . BJP-RSS not only looting the country but also dividing the country under race , religion , language and caste. Rapes are becoming common , Murders are being common. Fake promises provided to farmers. Kashmir, Sikkim burning without able to find solution. Not allowing people to eat what they like to eat in India ,exporting beef to foreign countries. Real estate and other business down. Jobs not being offered. Happiness Index declined, intolerance increased. Showing the quality of a 3rd world country.
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                      Baadis
                      Jun 18, 2017 at 1:53 pm
                      1. Aadis has been living in the country for too long and is gone mad at the progress made under the leadership of PM Modi.Since Since Aadis has no brains he keeps on ranting hysterically about Murders are being common, Fake promises provided to farmers. Kashmir, Sikkim burning without able to find any specific problemAadis does not understand that this Government and falsely claiming that PM Modi is not allowing people to eat what they like to eat in India ,exporting beef to foreign countries. Real estate and other business which were down are being revived with special packages . Jobs not being created with the Make in India programme. As Aadis is brainless he cannot understand that what the Corrupt Anti-national Congress had being doing for the past 68 years cannot be undone over night or for that matter in a period of 2 to3 years as they are structural flaws due to their wrong policies . Happiness Index climbed and the world is looking at India and her Make in India with respect
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                        blackpower
                        Jun 18, 2017 at 2:12 pm
                        has the PM's claims of repatriating black money and promising ever indian 15 lacs been realised? has he transferred 15 lacs to yoru account? how about the PM's promise before the bihar election of a largesse of 100000 crore to BIhar? after losing the bihar asembly elections, the pM has not transferred a single rupee!
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                        Mohan
                        Jun 18, 2017 at 3:11 pm
                        You got it wrong Sir no Gandhis/Nehrus around to divide the country. Those who don't like can leave for what they think are better countries
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                          Mohan
                          Jun 18, 2017 at 3:41 pm
                          Don't confuse Darjeeling with Sikkim. When Madam Italia was ruling -- there were no rapes no murders no loot.......... Happiness Index declined ? Why did your girl ditch you ? Intolerance increased -- why did she slap you ? ...... and why are you still in 3rd world country ? The 1st and the 2nd declined to accept you ?
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                            M
                            Jun 18, 2017 at 9:36 pm
                            India made a history by giving a big chunk of land on the basis of religion, and a new country was formed: Porkistan, Bangladesh. If you are not happy to be in India, you are eligible to leave India for good. Surrender your passport and other Indian ID.
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                            Xavier Safety
                            Jun 18, 2017 at 12:10 pm
                            (LIVE ANIMALS r more remunerative, valuable to man than SLAUGHTERED ANIMALS) LIVE ANIMALS can supply COOKING GAS to all Indian families at 100 Re per cylinder. LIVE ANIMALS can transport all Indians at a very cheap rate of Re 1 per 5 KM. LIVE ANIMALS can generate all our DOMESTIC ELECTRICITY at cheap rate of Re 1/unit Above all, LIVE ANIMALS can provide rich toxin free manure to all our farm lands BAN ANIMAL SLAUGHTER. CLOSE SLAUGHTER HOUSES. USE THEM PROACTIVELY
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