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Jharkhand Additional SP (ACB) dies in accident

Additional Superintendent of Police of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), Jharkhand, Anand Joseph Tigga was today killed in a road accident between Chandwa and Kudu on the Lohardaga-Latehar border.

PTI| Updated: Sep 02, 2016, 04:58 AM IST

Ranchi: Additional Superintendent of Police of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), Jharkhand, Anand Joseph Tigga was today killed in a road accident between Chandwa and Kudu on the Lohardaga-Latehar border.
Tigga, along with a team, was on his way to Medininagar in Palamau district to conduct a raid when the vehicle they were travelling overturned while taking a turn near Kudu in Lohardaga district, Superintendent of Police (ACB), Alok said.

He said Tigga, who suffered grievous injuries in the mishap, was rushed to Chandwa in Latehar district for primary treatment and was later shifted to Medical Hospital in Ranchi, but succumbed to his injuries on way.
Tigga, who was also In-charge of Palamau Division of ACB, was going on official work along with the driver and two body guards, who suffered minor injuries, he said.

Condoling the death, Alok said it was a huge loss to the Jharkhand Police.

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das and former CM Arjun Munda also condoled the death of Tigga.

In his condolence message Das said it was a irreparable loss as Tigga was a good and sincere officer of the state police.

Das also paid floral tributes to Tigga at Jharkhand Armed Police-1 grounds in Ranchi when his body arrived.