A victory procession of a newly elected mukhiya (village head) turned violent in Jharkhand’s Palamu district because it allegedly attacked the home of the rival candidate and set a automobile on fireplace, police mentioned on Thursday.
Supporters of Gunja Devi took out a victory procession on Wednesday night time to have a good time her victory within the Jharkhand rural elections. Gunja has been elected as Mukhiya of Koshiyara panchayat underneath Chainpur police station.
The procession turned violent because it reached Bonkeyakala village and allegedly attacked the home of Devi’s rival candidate for the mukhiya put up Brahmdev Choudhary, police mentioned.
They allegedly thrashed individuals who have been current there and set the automobile of Choudhary on fireplace. Palamu Superintendent of Police (SP) Chandan Kumar Sinha advised PTI, Native police rushed to the spot as we obtained info of violence on Wednesday night time. Nonetheless, the miscreants had escaped by then. They’re being recognized and can be nabbed quickly.
Sinha mentioned that no criticism has to this point been lodged. The sufferer social gathering has been directed to submit a written criticism, in order that correct investigation and motion might be taken by registering an FIR, the SP mentioned. Panchayat polls have been held in Jharkhand in 4 phases on Could 14, 19, 24 and 27.
The counting of votes for the primary and second phases has already been accomplished, whereas the identical for the third and fourth rounds have began from Could 31.