4 villagers were killed in a police firing in Jharkhand’s Hazaribagh district .

Hazaribagh, Jharkhand 25 August 2015 :: Barkagaon MLA Nirmala Devi escorted by police officials after her arresting, at Hazaribagh court of Jharkhand on Tuesday. Photo-Ratan Lal

According to IG Operations M.H.Bhatia, the villagers forcefully freed Congress MLA Nirmala Devi who has been staging rallies to protest the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) project.

The Congress MLA was taken into the police custody.

6 policemen were critically injured and 2 police vehicles were also torched after which the police opened fired at the villagers