An area administration officer and a number of other police personnel have been britally attacked by a mob at a village in Jharkhand’s Saraikela on Friday when the cops tried to name off the continuing mela owing to the rising Coronavirus circumstances.
According to media stories, the officers had gone to the village to persuade the organisers to cease the continuing mela the place tons of of individuals had gathered.
Many individuals have been attending the gathering with out following COVID norms. The attendees have been seen with face masks and flouting social distancing norms, which may very well be a giant danger amid the raging pandemic.
When the cops tried to influence the villagers to finish the mela and requested the individuals to name off the gathering, the villagers misplaced cool and attacked the cops with stones and stones.
Several movies of the incident are making rounds of the social media displaying policemen operating in direction of their autos mela attendees threw stones and chased them with sticks.
The incident got here on the time when the whole nation is dealing with a deadlier second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Jharkhand on Friday reported 7,595 contemporary circumstances of Coronavirus, pushing the caseload of the state to 1,84,951. As many as 106 sufferers succumbed to the lethal illness in previous 24 hours, taking the dying toll to 1,715 on Friday.