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Cops bust racket
Patna, Oct. 22:
Khagaria police on Saturday busted a gang for duping people of Rs 5 crore by taking loan from banks by submitting fake kisan credit cards (KCCs). hagaria superintendent of police Mithu Prasad said Vinod Kumar Singh and Sanjiv Kumar were arrested and fake KCCs, seals of different banks, fake land possession certificates, cheque books, ATM cards, land documents, voters’ identity cards and other incriminating documents were seized from them. The duo confessed to their involvement in the racket.
BJP’s Kisan Morcha will organise a two-day workshop in the state capital on November 14 and 15 to discuss and analyse the various aspects of the cost involved in the production of paddy across Assam, Bengal, Orissa, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Bihar.
Criminals gunned down the president of a primary agricultural credit society, Madan Prasad, at Kolhubar villager under Dumaria police station late on Friday evening. Villagers blocked Kolhubar More for more than eight hours on Saturday morning till Bihar Assembly Speaker Uday Narayan Chaudhary arrived. No arrests, however, were made in the connection till reports last came in.
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) general secretary and MP Tariq Anwar on Saturday termed the Nitish government’s concerted effort for demanding special status for Bihar as an effort to hide its failures.
Police on Saturday raided Daldali Road area in Bakarganj under Gandhi Maidan police station and recovered huge quantities of adulterated ghee. A Special Task Force, which conducted raids at various places, also recovered machines used to manufacture and pack spurious ghee.
Former junior telecom engineer of BSNL, Patna, Akhilesh Kumar was granted regular bail in three different CBI cases by special CBI judge V.K. Srivastava on Saturday for failure of submission of chargesheet in time.
US authorities have “examined individually” cases of over 1,000 Indian students who had enrolled at the California-based sham Tri-Valley University, approving the transfer of 435 of them to other institutions.
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