Following continued requests from Jharkhand police the Palakkad police on August 5 evening finally dispatched bodies of three migrant labourers of Palamu by road for their home in Palamu’s Pandu police station.IG Navin Kumar Singh said that two ambulances were carrying the bodies of the labourers of Palamu.
A total of 5 drivers are there in these two ambulances. The distance between Palakkad and Palamu is more than 2,280 kilometers and it may take more than 26 hours to reach hereThe IG further said in two ambulances there are a total of 11 people of Palamu accompanying these three bodies.According to a note of the Palakkad police the deceased are Kanhai Vishwakarma ( Bansdiha village Pandu police station)Arvind Kumar ( Mahugawan, Pandu police station) Narayan Kumar ( Mahugawan, Pandu police station).These three were found dead near the railway track close to the IIT Kanjikode in Kerala state on Monday August 3. Singh said “The Jharkhand police have requested the Kerala police to investigate these three deaths in a very open, fair and neutral manner.”
Sources said there are many loose ends as to how the bodies were found near the railway track when they were undergoing institutional quarantine.
Sources quipped can the three people undergoing quarantine in this pandemic time have liberty of their own to take a stroll outside the quarantine centre only to be found dead after hours of their exit from the quarantine centre.
SP Ajay Linda said, “When I spoke to railway SP there in Palakkad she told me this is a suspected case of run over by train.”