A heart-wrenching incident has happened in Jamtara, Jharkhand. A wild elephant crushed the couple to death in Fatehpur police station area of Jamtara district on Sunday. The deceased have been identified as Jialal Pawaria (52) and his wife Sonamani Tudu. Angry over the death, the villagers have taken the ranger hostage.
According to the information received from the police, a herd of elephants from Maldiha forest entered Bajopara of Maldiha village of Fatehpur police station area, due to which the couple started running away. During this, an elephant caught both of them and slammed them to death by trampling them with their feet. This incident happened at 4 am on Sunday morning.
The couple had left the house to go to the farm
According to the information received from the police, at 4 o'clock in the morning, farmer Jialal Pawaria Varsha and his wife Sonamoni Tudu had left the house after getting ready to go to the farm. At the same time, an elephant separated from the herd near the door slammed them to death. This poignant incident caused a wave of passion in the village. Due to this incident, the villagers got very agitated towards the forest department.
Last month three people were crushed by an elephant
Hearing the news of the death of two people, Forest Department Ranger Pratima Kumari, BDO Mukesh Bauri and police station in-charge Suman Kumar reached the spot. As soon as the officers arrived in the village. The villagers surrounded the forest department officer Pratima Kumari and took her hostage. He was kept hostage for hours. The villagers left Ranger Pratima Kumari only after much understanding of the BDO and the station in-charge. The villagers calmed down only on the assurance of providing all kinds of government facilities to the kin of the deceased. Let us tell you that last time also in Bajopara of Maldiha, three people were crushed to death by a wild elephant.