Jamshedpur, Oct 10: Severely injured after being beaten up by villagers of Simuldanga on Wednesday, October 7, Mango BJP Mandal President Rajesh Singh’s brother Rakesh Singh died at TMH on Saturday.
He was being treated at the hospital since last four days.
According to reports, Mango BJP Mandal President Rajesh Singh along with his brother Rakesh Singh visited Sukna Basti in Baliguma on October 7 to solve a land issue and also protest against a detergent company situated at Simuldanga which has been accused of polluting the eco sensitive zone near National Highway.
At the event villagers in large numbers surrounded the duo and attacked them with stones. President Rajesh Singh and his brother Rakesh Singh suffered several injuries and were rushed to TMH.
After remaining in CCU of the Hospital, Rakesh Kumar Singh succumbed to injuries on Saturday. Meanwhile Mango Police Station in-charge said, a land in Baliguma was being seized by a man named Rajesh Sharma.
The locals of the area were protesting against the erecting of boundary wall. PS In-charge further informed that BJP leader Rajesh went to the spot with his brother to solve the issue but villagers along with Rajesh Sharma attacked them with stones and injured them.
After getting the report of his demise several BJP leaders gathered at the hospital to pay condolence to the family members. Other political party leaders including Chandragupt Singh of AJSU was spotted.