They also checked the hotel register and interrogated its owner Mahbul Sheikh and other staff members.
In Ranchi, a member of Adim Jati Vikash Pradhikar, Simon Malto, today accused Swami Agnivesh of coming to the state with wrong intentions.
The Tuesday programme in which Agnivesh had come to participate was organised by the Akhil Bharatiya Adim Janjati Pahariya Vikas Samity, a body of tribals.
"Agnivesh is pitting one person against the other. He came to Jharkhand with a wrong intention. His intention was to create a wedge in the Paharia (tribal) community, but the people thwarted such intentions," Malto said in a press statement issued by his organisation.
Malto distributed the statement to mediapersons during a press conference held by BJP chief whip in the state Assembly Radhakrishna Kishore and the party's state unit general secretary Deepak Prakash.
He alleged that political parties supporting Agnivesh have proved that they were not well wishers of Jharkhand.
In Pakur, the officials discussed about the injuries with the doctor who had attended Agnigesh.
They also spoke to Shivcharan Mallto, president of the Akhil Bharatiya Adim Janjati Pahariya Vikas Samity.
An FIR was registered under various section of the IPC and the ST/SC (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 against over 100 Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) members after the assault on Agnivesh.
Agnivesh, a 79-year-old social activist known for his work against bonded labour, was slapped, kicked around and verbally abused in Jharkhand's Pakur town by a mob, which he said belonged to BJP-affiliated youth groups who accused him of speaking against Hindus..
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