Residents concerned at worsening law and order situation
Jamshedpur, September 11: Worsening crime scenario is causing heartburn for residents of Jamshedpur.
Within 72 hours, there were incidents of four murders, four robberies and two firing incidents in the city and its outskirts showing that criminals have scant respect or fear for the security personnel or law enforcing authorities in the city.
On September 10, three bike-borne criminals opened fire at an under-construction shopping mall in Azadnagar, Mango and fled after threatening workers to stop construction work.
Late night, near HDFC Bank in Sitaramdera police station area, criminals robbed a Scooty from businessman Vishwanath Agarwal at the point of pistol and looted cash of Rs 4 lakh 80 thousand. After 15 minutes of this incident, three miscreants entered the house of businessman Manmohan Agarwal in Golmuri Refugee Colony Road No.3, posing as policemen and said that his scooty was involved in a mishap and that he has to report at the Golmuri police station.
On getting suspicion the businessman tried to call a known police personnel at Golmuri thana only to find that one of the miscreant loading a bullet in a pistol and pointing at him. On seeing the wife of the businessman shouting the miscreant fled away firing bullets. The motive of the miscreants was to take hostage the businessman and extort money which was foiled.
Earlier on September 9 in Bagbera, VHP leader Bablu Singh was fired upon by criminals and is under treatment at Tata Main Hospital.
The body of an unknown woman was recovered from the forest of Galudih police station area in Ghatshila. The dead body was thrown in the forest to hide the evidence after murder. On September 8, the body of a youth was recovered from a colony near Kantilal Hospital of Bistupur police station, who was beaten to death with a stone. The body could not be identified. The body of 11-year-old Sujit Gorai, who had been missing for three days, was recovered on the morning of September 11 from Kumroom Basti in Mango and is suspected to be murdered.
Looted in Potka and Telco
Unknown criminals surrounded Sanjit Kumar Sahu, a resident of Bagbera, near Netasai village of Potka police station area and snatched mobile and two thousand rupees at the point of pistol. Sanjeet Kumar Sahu has lodged an FIR in Potka police station against unknown criminals in the case. He told the police that he used to buy and sell old cartoons and sacks. On Thursday, after loading the goods, Bagbera was returning from the tempo to the bridge of Netasai village of Potka. near the bridge he was accosted by criminals.
On the other hand, three miscreants on a bike snatched the bag from Neelu Kumari, daughter of Bhushan Prasad, resident of Chhota Govindpur Sundarhatu near Jeevan Jyoti Nursing School under Telco police station area. The bag contained mobile phones, papers, money and other items. On the complaint of Neelu Kumari, an FIR has been lodged against unknown criminals at Telco police station. The incident happened on September 9.