BIHAR POLICE

  • Police bust interstate truck loot gang, 10 arrested August 10, 2014

    The Bihar Police on Sunday arrested 10persons and busted an interstate gang involved in looting oftrucks. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Patna, ManuMaharaj said, "Acting on intelligence inputs that a fewcriminals had assembled near a bridge under Gauri Chak policestation in the district, we constituted a team under City SPAshish Bharti...
  • Delhi police recovers 1 kg stolen gold from Gaya July 30, 2014

    Delhi Police on Tuesday raided a village in Gaya district of Bihar and arrested a man who had stolen 1 kg gold from a jewellery shop in New Delhi. The gold was also recovered from the arrested person. Gaya Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Nishant Kumar Tiwary said the raid by...
  • Police arrests a suspected Maoist in Jamui July 13, 2014

    The Bihar Police on July 13 arrested asuspected Maoist from Bardiha forest area of Jamui district ina joint operation with CRPF's Combat Battalion for ResoluteAction (COBRA) unit. Jamui Superintendent of Police (SP) Upendra KumarSingh said a .315 bore rifle, six bullets, one transmitter,three umbrellas and a bag full of things of...
  • Patna Police quiz Bihar BJP MP over Rs 1.14 crore stolen from his house July 12, 2014

    Patna: In an embarrassment for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) the Patna Police has starting questioning its MP from Bihar, Giriraj Singh, in connection with the recovery of Rs 1.14 crore in cash, jewellery and $600 that were reportedly stolen from his house earlier this week. The JDU, RJD as well...
  • Assets worth Rs 1 crore seized from government college principal's house April 26, 2014

    Disproportionate assets worth over Rs 1 crore were seized from the office and residence of the principal of a government college, by the Economic Offences Unit of the Bihar Police. "Our teams have seized property related documents with a book value, or registered value worth Rs 1 crore. The market value...
  • LJP state general secretary Lalan Singh arrested for extortion April 24, 2014

    The Economic Offences Unit (EOU) of the Bihar Police on Thursday arrested Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) state general secretary Lalan Singh on charges of extortion and criminal intimidation. Singh is an accused in case number 4/12 registered at the EOU police station in the state capital. He is accused of threatening,...
  • Bihar Police wants custody of IM's Tehsin Akhtar March 25, 2014

    Bihar Police will seek the custody of Indian Mujahideen operative Tehseen Akhtar alias Monu, who was the brain behind last year's blasts in Patna and Bodh Gaya, police said on Tuesday. The 22-year-old Akhtar, a resident of Maniarpur village in Samastipur district, was arrested by Delhi Police from Rajasthan. Patna's Senior Superintendent...
  • Bihar Police seek 20 satellite phones for LS polls March 23, 2014

    Bihar Police have sought 20 satellite phones from the union home ministry for use in Maoist-affected Lok Sabha constituencies to ensure peaceful polling, a police official said on Sunday. "We have sought 20 satellite phones from the union home ministry, for using them in Maoist-affected districts in view of the Lok...
  • Some leaders on hit list of Maoists, IB alerts Bihar police March 19, 2014

    With Lok Sabha polls around the corner, half a dozen Bihar politicians and some police officers are on the hit list of Maoists, police said on Wednesday. The Intelligence Bureau has asked the Bihar Police to tighten its security in view of the Maoist threat. "Intelligence Bureau has cautioned the state police...
  • Bihar assembly passes four bills amidst uproar by BJP MLAs February 21, 2014

    The Bihar legislative assembly on Fridaypassed four bills amid pandemonium created by the oppositionBJP members in protest against corruption charge levelledagainst its two former ministers by a JD(U) member. Amid slogan shouting by the BJP members who squatted onthe floor of the Well as soon as the House reconvened forbusiness in...
  • Men wrongly branded as terrorists by SSB threaten to commit suicide February 20, 2014

    A cycle repair shop owner and a mason in Bihar on Thursday said they were wrongly branded terror suspects by the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) without any evidence. A police inquiry too found they had no terror links. Jameel Akhtar and Majid Sai claimed innocence and threatened to commit suicide if...
  • Gang involved in forgery in Railway recruitment busted February 14, 2014

    The Bihar police on Thursday busted a gang involved in cheating money in the name of recruitment in Railway with arrest of three persons. The Economic Offence Wing of the state police has recovered papers of properties worth Rs 2.26 crore from kingpin of the racket identified as Satyendra Kumar of...
  • Bihar government to sack 70 officers for accepting bribe January 24, 2014

    The Bihar government has decided to dismiss 70 corrupt officers, and more will be sacked in the coming weeks, an official said on Friday. Chief Secretary AK Sinha has given the go ahead for the dismissal of the 70, an official in the Chief Minister's Office said.Official sources told IANS that...
  • IPS officer gets show cause notice for praising Narendra Modi January 22, 2014

    A Bihar Police official was served a show cause notice for delivering a political speech during which he referred to BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. RK Mishra, a 1986 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, was served the notice for his speech at a function in Darbhanga district in November...
  • Constable of Bihar Police shot dead by unidentified assailants in Sahibganj January 17, 2014

    A constable of Bihar Police was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Sahibganj town, the police said on Friday. "Faizu Yadav, who hails from Nayatola in Sahibganj, was shot dead on Thursday night," Deputy Superintendent of Police Shashi Bhusan Prasad told reporters. The motive behind the killing was yet to be...
  • Property of Patna serial blasts' suspect attached after he fails to surrender January 13, 2014

    The property of suspected Indian Mujahideen operative Haider Ali, accused in bomb blasts in Patna and Bodh Gaya, was attached on Sunday night after he failed to surrender, police said on Monday. Haider is a resident of Khiryawa village under Madanpur police station in Aurangabad district. "A joint team of the NIA...
  • Gujarat trader's abduction: Probe into JDU leader's alleged role December 20, 2013

    Patna: Bihar Police's Criminal Investigation Department on Friday began a probe into the alleged role of a ruling Janata Dal United leader in the abduction of a Gujaratbased businessman, released after paying Rs 9 crore in ransom. Police have already arrested Ranjit Singh, another accused in the case. "A CID team visited...
  • Narendra Modi on top of IM's hit list, BJP's Shahnawaz Hussain also a target December 10, 2013

    BJP leader Syed Shahnawaz Hussain is on the hit list of terror outfit Indian Mujahideen, Bihar Police officials said on Tuesday. "Shahnawaz Hussain is on the hit list of IM after (Narendra) Modi," a police official in Patna said. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is on top of...
  • Aurangabad naxal attack: Body of BMP jawan found near blast site, toll reaches 8 December 4, 2013

    Body of a Bihar Military Police (BMP) jawan has been recovered from near the site of landmine blast triggered by Maoists taking the death toll to eight, a senior police officer said on Wednesday. During search operations on Tuesday night, body of BMP jawan Sanjay Kumar Kushwaha was found near the...
  • Two persons sent to 14 days' judicial custody in illegal money transfer case November 28, 2013

    Two persons arrested from Karnataka on the basis of statement given by the woman kingpin of an illegal money transaction network being run in Lakhisarai under the guidance of Pakistani agencies were on Wednesday remanded to 14 days' judicial custody by a district court. Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Amar Jyoti Shrivastava...
  • Woman operating illegal money transfer racket arrested in Mangalore November 13, 2013

    A woman "kingpin" of an illegal money transaction racket operating in Mangalore with Pakistani link, has been arrested from Karnataka by Bihar Police. A team of Bihar Police arrested Aysha Bano from Mangalore. Her husband, Zubair, who runs a bidi business was detained, Lakhisarai Superintendent of Police Rajiv Mishra told. They were...
  • Patna serial blasts: One more arrested from Dhanbad November 11, 2013

    Following a tip off from the National Investigation Agency (NIA), the Bihar police have arrested a person, Raju Sao, from Jharkhand's Dhanbad district in connection with the Patna serial blasts, police said on Monday. Raju Sao was arrested from Jharia in Dhanbad when a Bihar police team conducted raids late on...
  • BJP not approached for cancelling Patna rally: Bihar Police November 10, 2013

    Patna: Bihar Police on Sunday trashed Bharatiya Janata Party chief Rajnath Singh's claim that its officers had requested party leaders to scrap the October 27 'Hunkar Rally' after the serial blasts in and around Gandhi Maidan venue. "We deny that our officials had approached any BJP leader with a request not...
  • NHRC takes on Bihar Police for thrashing a mentally challenged man November 1, 2013

    The National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to Bihar Police over a published report that policemen thrashed a mentally challenged man, an official statement said on Friday. The notice was sent to the director general of police after a media report spoke of the assault by the Government Railway...
  • Police promise 'foolproof security' to Narendra Modi October 31, 2013

    Police on Thursday pledged to provide "foolproof" security to BJP leader Narendra Modi when he visits Bihar over the weekend to meet families of those killed on the day of his rally in Patna. Additional Director General of Police SK Bhardawaj said: "It will be a foolproof security for Modi in...
  • Tehseen Akhtar may have planted the bomb at Gandhi Maidan: sources October 29, 2013

    Patna: Indian Mujahideen operative Tehseen Akhtar has emerged as the main suspect in Sunday's Patna serial blasts. Sources have now told CNNIBN that it may be possible that Tehseen placed the bomb at Gandhi Maidan himself. CNNIBN has also learned that three other bombers have been identified as Hyder, Noman and...
  • Bihar police denies intelligence alert about serial blasts October 28, 2013

    Bihar police on Monday denied that there was a specific intelligence alert by central agencies about terror threat to BJP's 'Hunkar Rally' in Patna and its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi who addressed it. "There was no specific intelligence input about terror threat to BJP's Hunkar Rally on Sunday and Narendra...
  • Nitish breaks silence on Bhatkal arrest, pats Bihar police September 2, 2013

    Patna: Under attack from BJP over his "silence" on terrorist Yasin Bhatkal's arrest and role of Bihar police, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said the cops acted in a highly professional manner and it was not for politicians to comment on it. "Is political executive a spokesman of police?" Kumar...
  • Bhatkal says remittance to his family was coming from Pak: Sources September 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian Mujhahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal, who is currently in NIA's custody, has accepted that he has links with Pakistan and that remittance to his family was coming from across the border, according to sources. Bhatkal, whose real name is Muhammad Ahmad Zarar Siddibapa, had earlier told interrogators that he...
  • Yasin Bhatkal wooed Bihar youngsters for terror attacks August 31, 2013

    Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal, who was arrested on Thursday, was the brain behind recruitment of youth in Bihar to carry out terror attacks across the country, a police official said Saturday. Bhatkal, wanted by police in 12 states for bombings and other terror activities in the last five years, was...