Godda, Jan 10: Unidentified miscreants set on fire two Hydras and a poclain machine belonging to a company involved in laying the pipeline for the Adani Power Project in this district.The incident took place at Bahadurchak under Thakurgangti Police Station area where masked miscreants set on fire the three machines and also beat up the site clerk.
Upon receiving information Godda SP Shailendra Barnwal along with other senior police officials reached the spot and inquired into the incident. The incident happened on the intervening night of January 9-10. Police reached after 30 minutes of the incident. The company executing the work has claimed it incurred a loss of Rs 2.50 crore in the incident.
The pipeline was being laid to source water for Adani Power Plant from Ganga river in Sahibganj district. The three machines were working on the site. Police maintained that the culprits would soon be identified and sent behind bars. (UNI)