Dalit dwellings set on fire in Palamau
STAFF WRITER 22:56 HRS IST
Medininagar (Jharkhand), May 22 (PTI) At least a dozen dwellings
belonging to dalits were set on fire tonight after a group clash broke
out over a disputed land in Palamau district.
Superintendent of Police Anup T Mathew said the dwellings were
constructed at Hirsa-Barwadih village under Patan police station a
fortnight ago which triggered a dispute over a stretch of land.
No injury or casualty was reported in the arson.
The police had identified some of the culprits and raids were on to
arrest them, Mathew said adding tension prevailed in the village.
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