Jamshedpur, May 20: An awareness drive was launched in various panchayats by the administration on Saturday to inform villagers about the rumours regarding child lifters resulting in several killings in different parts of Kolhan and Jharkhand in general.
Various social organisations are making the people aware against the rumours and have appealed the people not to follow rumours. Villagers were asked not to kill or punish anyone on the suspicion of child lifting. They were asked not to take the law in their hand under any pretext whatsoever.
On the occasion CO Kamini Kaushal Lakra and BDO Harishankar Barik jointly flagged off awareness vehicle from the block office to the rural areas.
The awareness vehicle will pass through Adityapur, Kandra and several interior villages and inform the villagers to inform the administration about any such rumours and not to take law in their hands.
The administration officials held meetings at several panchayats on Saturday and asked the mukhiyas and samiti members to launch awareness drive.
Gamharia and Kandra police is involved in intensive patrolling to appeal the people not to follow rumours and keep an eye on the anti-social elements.
Present on the occasion Vimola Tirkey, BP Srivastav, Chandrasekhar Tiwary and others.