J'khand HC seeks report from NIA, state govt on Ranchi violence

Updated: Oct 3 2023 10:51PM

Ranchi, Oct 3 (PTI) The Jharkhand High Court on Tuesday directed the National Investigative Agency (NIA) and the state government to file a status report on the violence that rocked Ranchi in June last year.

Two people were killed and many others, including security personnel, were critically injured as violent protests rocked the state capital on June 10 last year over comments made by two suspended BJP spokespersons about Prophet Mohammad.

A division bench of Chief Justice Sanjaya Kumar Mishra and Justice Ananda Sen, while hearing a petition, sought the report by the next date of hearing on November 21.