Policeman killed in Jharkhand road accident

November 30th, 2008 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS  

Ranchi, Nov 30 (IANS) A police official was killed and three people were injured in a road accident in Jharkhand’s Palamau district Sunday, the police said. Manoj Mahto, officer in charge of the Husssianbad police station, was travelling to the Palamau district headquarters in a jeep when the vehicle veered off the road as the driver tried to avoid a collision with a motorcycle coming from the opposite direction.

Mahto died on the spot while two constables travelling with him and the driver sustained injuries, a police official said.

The accident took place near Nava village in Palamau district, which is nearly 200 km from Ranchi.

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