Three killed in Jharkhand's Garhwa over land dispute
Garhwa, Jharkhand: Three people have been killed in incidents related to a land dispute in Jharkhand's Garhwa district, police said on Thursday.
The incidents took place at Sukhbana village in Sadar Police Station area on Wednesday night.
Two persons identified as Krishna Paswan (28) and Santosh Chandravanshi (30) -- were stoned to death by some people around 8.30 PM on Wednesday after 26-year-old Vimal Kumar Singh was allegedly shot dead by them, Garhwa Superintendent of Police Anjani Kumar Jha told PTI.
"The incidents appear to be related to a land dispute and further investigation is underway," Jha said.
A police contingent has been deployed in the village to prevent further flare-ups, he added.