Sadhu Charan Mahato, the BJP legislator from Ichagarh constituency was arrested following information that he was admitted at the Tata Main Hospital (TMH) for treatment, said Superintendent of Police (Seraikela-Kharswan), Chandan Kumar Sinha.
Mr Mahato had allegedly assaulted the officer last month over disbursement of inadequate compensation to villagers, police said.
Deepu Singh, the District Land Acquisition Officer, had lodged a police complaint against Mr Mahato following the incident.
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