Land dispute causes violence,death to eight tribals in Pakur

By JharkhandNews - Fri Jul 24, 4:11 pm

Hathigarh village in Pakur today witnessed an incident of violence causing death to eight tribal.

The violence between groups of Santhals was the outcome of land dispute in Hathigarh,17 km from Litipara police station in Pakur.

“The son in laws of a family made effort to carry sowing of paddy seeds.This was not allowed by the villagers. Subsequently,violence took place and eight of them were killed”,said Pakur SP Ajay Linda.

The bodies were picked up by the police and sent to the near by hospital for post mortem.

Picture shows police personnel and people near Hathigarh village in Pakur,carrying one of eight tribals who were killed today.Photo by Ratan Lal

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