Bokaro (Jharkhand): Stones were hurled at the home of Jharkhand Leader of the Opposition R P Singh at Phusro in Bokaro district, a senior government official said here.

A procession was crossing the area when a group of persons threw stones at the house of Leader of the Opposition R P Singh who belongs to the Congress, Deputy Commissioner Sunil Kumar told reporters.

Singh said his wife and son were at home when the incident occurred but both were safe.

Kumar said that JMM MLA Jagannath Mahato had earlier taken permission to take out the rally.

(Agencies)