On the border of Dhanbad and Jamtada district in Karmadaha, In the early hours of Sunday at the Dukhiya Mahadev Temple
On the border of Dhanbad and Jamtada district in Karmadaha, In the early hours of Sunday at the Dukhiya Mahadev Temple, some Naughty elements fled by throwing prohibited meat near the temple. After getting information about it in the morning, the local people became angry and they blocked the roads in protest for 6 hours. An FIR has been registered against unknown people in this case. After that, the police reached the spot and pacified the anguished crowd. This incident also led to clashes between the local people and the police. local people said this meat incident hurts religious sentiments of Hindus.
The local journalist said the area is very sensitive due to the Muslim-majority population. This temple in a secluded area near the Barakar River Ghat.
Jamtara MLA and Congress leader Irfan Ansari, reacting to the incident, said: “The people of Jamtara have elected me with a great majority. I assure that the culprits will not be spared. Those who have lit the fire, they will also go to jail. Those who have thrown a piece of meat in the temple will also be caught and sent to jail. I will not allow dodging and cheating here. The terrorists will soon be under the grip of the police. You can trust me.”
A year ago in the same area, A person named Minhaj Ansari had circulated a photo of Beef in social media with inflammatory statements. After this police arrested him and later died in police custody. Later, his family members alleged that he was tortured and killed by the police. But, according to the police, his condition was very worst in custody, When he was admitted to the hospital, where he died later.