Jamshedpur, Former CWC chairperson of Jharkhand’s East Singhbhum district, Pushpa Rani Tirkey, was released from Ghaghidih Central Jail after nearly 115 days on Saturday. On October 4, he was granted bail by the court of Justice R Mukhopadhaya of the Jharkhand High Court. She was in jail since June 15 last. The bail bond was filled on Friday after the bail order reached the Jamshedpur Court. After this he was released today. This information was given by Pushpa Tirkey’s advocate Bimal Kumar Pandey.

Harpal Singh Thapar, the operator of Mother Teresa Welfare Trust based in Jamshedpur, Harpal Singh Thapar, CWC chairperson Pushpa Rani Tirkey, Warden Geeta Singh and others were booked for harassment on the complaint of two minors of the trust and under POCSO Act at Telco police station. Directors Harpal Singh, Pushpa Tirkey, Aditya Singh and one other were arrested by Jamshedpur Police on June 14 after raiding Singrauli in Madhya Pradesh. Harpal Singh died in judicial custody on July 17 under suspicious circumstances. The judicial matter of the death case is being investigated. The report has not come yet. The police had also recorded the statement of minors in the case under 164 in the court.

It is worth mentioning that on the request of the SSP of the district regarding the trust case, District Deputy Commissioner Suraj Kumar had constituted an investigation team, in which many disturbances of the trust came to the fore. The children living in the trust were shifted to Gobarghusi Ashram in Patamada. The account of the trust has also been frozen. In the same case, two accused Geeta Singh and her son Aditya Singh also got bail on October 7. Both will be released next Monday.

(EW correspondent)