Just two kilometers away from Hazaribagh district headquarters of Jharkhand near the famous shrine of village Banha in Katkamdag block, two sides got rocked on Saturday. The miscreants set fire to a motorcycle and damaged several. The mob also ransacked Khomcha and Thela shop after arson. The police fired two rounds of aerial firing to control the crowd which had landed on the stones. Then the situation was controlled.
During the crowd control, Sadar police station in-charge Inspector Ganesh Kumar Singh, Katkamdag police station in-charge Dhananjay Kumar, including some other policemen and others were injured. Sadar SDPO Kamal Kishore, who arrived with the team force on the notice of mutual conflict between the two sides, fired in the air to disperse the crowd. After which the stoned people escaped. After receiving information about the case, DIG AV Homkar reached the spot.
What is the matter
The dispute came after revelations of cattle being slaughtered for restricted meat. One side was opposing it, while people from the other side agitated against it and took to the streets. Seeing that the stone was started. This created a situation of chaos. The miscreants in the crowd stoned fiercely. The mob also targeted motorcycles.
The situation is under control, the miscreants will be dealt with strictly
SDO Megha Bhardwaj said that the situation is now under control. The nuisances will be dealt with strictly. Ramgarh DC Sandeep Kumar Singh reached Hazaribagh DC to take charge of the incident. Several guidelines were given to the senior officials of the district regarding law and order.
Several officials including DDC Abhay Kumar Sinha, Katkamdag BDO Jitendra Mandal, SDPO Kamal Kishore, Headquarters SDPO Vivekananda Thakur, Barkagaon SDPO Bhupendra Singh Rawat are camping at the scene.
Stoning has taken place on both sides after the cattle were killed and thrown. The focus of all of us is that there should be no further incident. Who is behind the incident is being investigated. The culprits will not be spared under any circumstances. Sandeep Singh, DC Ramgarh cum Hazaribagh (Incharge)