Jamshedpur, Nov 16: Family members and society people with the dead body of Goutam Mandal agaed 35 years protested at Dimna Road in Mango and demanded quick action against his friend Sarat Gope accused of killing Goutam.
The kin of Goutam red faced against the police action said that the local police administration is showing pure negligence and not taking action against the accused Gope. At the event traffic was disrupted for three hours as the victim’s family members and people of the area gherao the road with his body.
Later his body was cremated at the Swarnrekha burning ghat. According to reports, Goutam Mandal, a chowmin seller and resident of Rajiv Path in Dimna Road under Ulidih Police station was absconding from last Thursday and on Saturday his body was recovered from Jugilang Forest under Nimdih Police Station while his bike was recovered from a well nearby with the registration number plate of the bike missing.
Police on the day also arrested the accused Sarat Gope a resident of Jugilang. Gope cut the throat of Goutam and threw his body at the nearby forest.
The joint police team of Ulidih and Nimdih recovered the dead body on Saturday and had sent it for postmortem. It may be noted that chowmin seller left home with Sarat of going to Chandil on Thursday and on the same evening his mobile was switched off and seeing the situation the family members of Goutam had protested at the Police Station.
While police is still investigating the matter Sarat was brought to Ulidih Police Station and the accused was being interrogated.