Saturday, February 21, 2004

Sister Nirmala, others robbed in Jharkhand

MEDININAGAR (JHARKAND), FEB. 21. The Superior General of Missionaries of the Charity, Sister Nirmala, was among a number of people robbed by a gang near Amjharia Ghati in Latehar district today. The District Superintendent of Police, Maninder Singh Bhatia, said a group of 20 to 25 went on a looting spree on Medininagar-Ranchi Road near Amjharia Ghati under the Chandua police station.

They stopped a number of vehicles, including buses, and looted the people. Sister Nirmala, who was on a two- day visit to Palamu district in connection with some functions, was in a vehicle along with five others, the Bishop of Chandwa, Anthony Xevier Lakra, said.

(The Hindu 22.2.04)