"The Union home ministry has sought the report from the
state (on the jail incident)," Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay said.
According to a senior government official, Jharkhand
Chief Secretary S K Choudhary has already dispatched the
report to the Centre.
Koda suffered a fracture in his right hand after an
assault inside the jail. While the district administration
maintained that inmates beat him up, Koda in his police
complaint alleged he was roughed up by prison guards.
Ranchi: The Centre has sought a report from
the Jharkhand government on Monday's assault on former chief
minister Madhu Koda inside the Birsa Munda Central Jail.
First Published: Wednesday, November 02, 2011, 17:58