According to reports, the former Hazaribagh MP has sustained minor head injuries. The reason behind the untoward incident is not known yet.

The incident takes place just days after two emissaries of BJP president and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh met Sinha and appealed to him to obtain bail and participate in a statewide stir being chalked out by the party's Jharkhand unit.

Sinha was arrested last week along with 300 party workers for allegedly assaulting a Jharkhand State Electricity Board official over a power crisis issue in the state.

Incidentally, Sinha admitted before the media of instructing the party's women activists to tie-up JSEB's Hazaribagh branch General Manager Dhanesh Jha using a rope.
"Yes, I have asked them to tie hands of the GM as women are the worst sufferers for not getting power. Their children's education is also suffering," Sinha has said.

According to the police, Sinha and around 300 BJP activists including 50 women, locked office of JSEB’s Hazaribagh unit at around 9 am and staged a sit-in and did not let any employee enter the office.

More than 300 activists, including Sinha, were arrested and lodged at the Sadar Police Station for allegedly tying up Jha during the agitation, DSP (HQ) Arvind Kumar Singh told reporters here.


Latest News from India News Desk