Patthalgadi supporters relent, let abducted houseguards go

Police confirmed that post the release, they have reached Torpa Police Station in Khunti

With the police camping to ensure release of three houseguards of the Member of Parliament Karia Munda, the Patthalgadi supporters have finally relented.

The latest information is that the house guards are also safe.

They had been abducted by ‘Patthalgadi’ supporters from the residence of BJP MP Karia Munda from his village in Khunti on Tuesday.

Police confirmed that post the release, they have reached Torpa Police Station in Khunti.

The abduction came about when the three policemen, namely, Subodh Kujoor, Vinod Kerketta and Suyon Surin after police lathicharged on them.

The cane charge took place while they were performing ‘Patthalgadi’ at Baridih village.

An intensive search operation was launched on Wednesday involving more than 1000 personnel at Ghaghra village of Khunti.

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