Daltonganj: Unidentified miscreants set on fire three poclain and couple of drill machines being used at a stone mine under Chhatarpur police station area of the Palamu district. Confirming the incident Chhatarpur DSP said that late Wednesday night in Dhartuta stone mines criminal elements beat up the machine operators and set on fire 3 poclain machines and 2 drilling machines.
He said that an adequate number of police personnel have been deployed on the spot while rates are on to arrest the criminals. The DSP said that claims made by villagers of miscreants opening indiscriminate fire in the stone mine is also been examined. On a previous occasion also three poclain machines and the pickup van was set up on fire in the same stone mine.