Garwah (Jharkhand), Sep 29 (PTI) A circle officer suffered injuries in brickbatting by a mob when a police team was trying to vacate a footpath allegedly encroached by vendors in Garwah district on Saturday, officials said. Also Read - TPC ultra held

Garwah Circle Officer Vaidhyanath Kamti was injured when the vendors pelted stones near the Government Bus stand and a Goushala here. Also Read - Jharkhand: Light rains in Jamshedpur, Garwah sizzles at 43 deg C

Kamti said five persons including Santosh Keshri, a local BJP leader and husband of the councillor Pinki Keshri, were detained for interrogation.

A case was registered for obstructing government officials from discharging their duties.

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