The para-teachers across the state have been agitating for the last three months for regularisation of their services along with other demands. They had been staging indefinite dharnas outside Jharkhand Welfare Minister's house since November 25.
According to police, Pattalgarhi supporters had abducted three policemen posted as security guards at the BJP MP’s house. They were abducted three days after police announced the arrest of two men accused of gangraping five women in Kochang village on June 19.
At the village of about 150 homes, a woman who described herself a relative of one of the accused hit out at his accuser: “Our village’s image was spotless, until now. What kind of girl goes to meet her friend at a desolate place after dark?”
Chatra, Jan 12 (ANI): The Jharkhand Police arrested four Maoists with cash, arms and ammunition during raids conducted in Chatra district. Acting on a tip-off, the police conducted raids at several places in Chatra district and arrested four people associated with a Maoist splinter group from two spots and recovered rupees 15 million in cash. Deputy Inspector General (DIG), Upendra Kumar, said three rebels were arrested from a hideout while another was nabbed from a different location. The police also seized huge cache of arms and ammunition from the ultras. Kumar added that the recovered money was collected in form of levy from shopkeepers, contractors and businessmen. Further investigation is underway to ascertain the facts.