RANCHI: District police on Thursday lodged around half-a-dozen FIRs against agitators who had resorted to violence to enforce Jharkhand bandh on Wednesday. The Jharkhand Dishom Party supported by tribal outfits and other political parties had called the bandh to protest against the state government’s “forceful acquisition” agricultural land in Nagri locality of Ranchi.
SSP Saket Kumar Singh said police would use photographs of the bandh enforcers published in newspapers to identify them and take legal action against them for resorting to violence and vandalism. tnn
The bandh enforcers had indulged in mass violence, damaged several vehicles and injured several people.