Asansol, Aug. 8: Arjun Singh and Prabhunath, who had 30 cases of murder against them, were arrested today while trying to cross over from Bihar to Bengal, reports our correspondent.
Burdwan superintendent of police B.. Ramesh said the duo was also wanted in connection with several cases of rape and dacoity. A month ago, they had escaped from a jail in Siwan.
Singh and Prabhunath were inside the state when they were intercepted on a highway near the Bihar border. Ramesh said the duo had confessed to being under threat from a Bihar MP.