Dozens vehicles torched in Jharkhand clashes, ten arrested
Ranchi: Ten vehicles were torched and more than 11 people were injured in clashes that broke out between two communities during the the idol immersion procession of Goddess Durga in Jharkhand’s Palamau district, police said on Saturday.
“Prohibitory (Section 144) orders have been imposed. Additional forces have been deployed. Compensation will be given to those who suffered losses in the clashes,” said Palamau Superintendent of Police Indrajeet Mahta in a joint press conference with Deputy Commissioner Shantanu Agrahari.
According to the police, tension still prevailed at the Chando and Bakoria villages of Palamau district.
Ten people have been arrested.