News in Brief
Minor lured & raped
Motihari, Jan. 22 (PTI): A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped here by a neighbour on Monday, a police officer said on Tuesday.
eputy superintendent of police Alok Kumar said the child was allegedly raped by the man at his house after luring her. On hearing the girl’s cries, her mother rushed to the neighbour’s house and found her bleeding, he added. The child was rushed for medical examination. Kumar said an FIR was lodged against the accused, who is absconding.
Patna: Bihar Chamber of Commerce and Industries has demanded early completion of several railway projects in Bihar, including railway factory in Harnaur and rail wheel factory in Chhapra, in a pre-budget memorandum sent to the railways minister.
Patna: Votes polled for the election of Bihar Youth Congress president would be counted on Wednesday from 10am at the party’s state headquarters, Sadaquat Ashram. The result is expected by afternoon.
Munger: The Special Task Force on Tuesday arrested two arms smugglers, identified as Md Hasnain Khan and Alam, with nine pistols and ammunition from Vardha.
Jail for Reds
Nawada (PTI): A court on Tuesday sentenced Maoists Ashok Yadav and Balak Yadav to six and four years of imprisonment respectively after finding them guilty of firing on cops in Dumarkaul forest 10 years ago.