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Jharkhand's coronavirus update

BRIEFS: 1,43,227 persons kept in quarantine centres across Jharkhand
11 swab samples have been collected till Sunday

The Telegraph   |   Jamshedpur   |   Published 05.04.20, 06:47 PM

Across the state, 911 swab samples have been collected till Sunday, 1,43,227 persons are kept in quarantine centres that have been set up.

Body from river 

The body of a drowning victim, Bablu Karmakar, was recovered from the Subernarekha river along Kapali police out-post area in Seraikela-Kharsawan district on Sunday morning. The Sonari man drowned while bathing on Thursday.

4 bombs defused

CRPF jawans of 215A-battalion and local district police, which combed dense forests at Bhelwaghati area here on Sunday, recovered four bombs weighing 20kg each. The bombs were later defused. Police also recovered 97 pieces of gelatine sticks, eight detonators and two batteries of 12 volts.


Police on Sunday arrested Chandan Kumar, 25, from his house in Gwala Bustee in Sidhgora for posting objectionable content on social media. The youth was forwarded to the Ghaghidih Central Jail after his production before a judicial magistrate on Sunday.

Shop break-in 

Cash and grocery items, including rice and edible oils worth over Rs 50,000, were stolen from a shop at Bhuiyandih under Sitaramdera police station area in the small hours of Sunday. The thieves decamped with the grocery items by breaking locks of the shop’s shutters. Shop owner Rahul Kumar lodged an FIR with Sitaramdera police on Sunday.


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