Rajkumar Bhuian whose son Jogeshwar Bhuian was among five villagers killed in an explosion that was triggered as they tried to lift the bodies of CRPF personnel on the police's orders. Eleven CRPF men were killed two days earlier in an encounter with the Maoists in Amvatikar, Latehar. January 2013.
“On Monday, we heard gunshots all day,” said Rajkumar Bhuian (70). “My older son Jogeshwar asked his wife and five sons to leave for Manika town with my younger son Suneshwar. On Tuesday, I was in the forest grazing cow and found out only in the evening that the police had taken Jogeshwar to search for the bodies. I found only his gamchha (small towel), his chappal, and three ribs.”