Purulia, June 17: In the second such case in 10 days, a police van ran a person over this evening on the Ranchi-Tata road near the main watertank of Purulia town.
Manibikram Roy, an NCC subedar, was riding a scooter when he was hit. Roy, who was not wearing a helmet, died apparently of a head injury. On June 6, another van had knocked down a labourer in Adra.
The rotting body of a 22-year-old woman was found on Sunday in a field in Jhalda with the dupatta of her salwar kameez tied around her neck.