Ranchi: Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda on Wednesday, who is on a fast in hospital in protest against being allegedly assaulted in jail, agreed to drink milk on doctor's advice.
"We have advised him to take 200 ml milk. Taking medicines on an empty stomach is not advisable. He has agreed to our advice," Director of the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIIMS) Tulsi Mahto told reporters.
Koda, who suffered a fracture in the right hand and was admitted to RIIMS, is on fast since Monday after being allegedly beaten up inside the Birsa Munda Central jail.
Though the district administration and jail authorities have said he was assaulted by other prisoners, Koda alleged that prison guards had beaten him up when he and others protested about the poor quality of food....more
04:14 PM, Nov 02, 2011
Ranchi: Jailed former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda on Tuesday went on a fast demanding better food for prisoners and filed a police complaint into the assault on him in the high-security central jail in Ranchi. On Monday night, his MLA wife Gita handed over the complaint to the Sadar police station charging the authorities of Birsa Munda Central Jail with the assault during the day, a police official said....
06:31 PM, Nov 01, 2011
Ranchi: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, who was beaten up inside the high-security Birsa Munda Central Jail, has lodged a complaint with the police accusing jail authorities of the assault. Koda's MLA wife Gita handed over his complaint letter to the Sadar police station around 10.30 pm on Monday night, an official in the Sadar police station told PTI over phone. He said the complaint had charged the jail...
10:38 AM, Nov 01, 2011