Eight police personnel have been suspended on charges of dereliction of duty in connection with Saturday`s fight between two rival gangs at the court premises here, police said on Monday.
Nine persons have been sentenced to life imprisonment by the District and Sessions Court of Palamau for murdering a person five years ago.
Three persons were on Saturday shot dead by gun men in Bero block of Ranchi district, the police said.
A woman was crushed to death under the wheels of a truck near Patabari village in Dumka district on Sunday, triggering angry protests by villagers who set on fire 14 trucks.
Officer-in-charge of Hazaribagh sadar police station S Abhash Kumar was suspended because of a spurt in the crime during the last three months.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai