Bihar Police

  • Bihar Police wants custody of IM's Tehsin Akhtar 25-03-2014 07:48 PM

    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...
  • Bihar Police seek 20 satellite phones for LS polls 23-03-2014 05:34 PM

    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...
  • Some leaders on hit list of Maoists, IB alerts Bihar police 19-03-2014 12:20 PM

    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...
  • Bihar assembly passes four bills amidst uproar by BJP MLAs 21-02-2014 08:42 PM

    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 re-convened forbusiness...
  • Men wrongly branded as terrorists by SSB threaten to commit suicide 20-02-2014 09:24 PM

    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...
  • Gang involved in forgery in Railway recruitment busted 14-02-2014 09:47 AM

    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...
  • Bihar government to sack 70 officers for accepting bribe 24-01-2014 02:30 PM

    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...
  • IPS officer gets show cause notice for praising Narendra Modi 22-01-2014 03:13 PM

    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...
  • Constable of Bihar Police shot dead by unidentified assailants in Sahibganj 17-01-2014 01:03 PM

    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...
  • Property of Patna serial blasts' suspect attached after he fails to surrender 13-01-2014 11:54 AM

    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...
  • Gujarat trader's abduction: Probe into JDU leader's alleged role 20-12-2013 09:53 PM

    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 Gujarat-based businessman, released after paying Rs 9 crore in ransom. Police have already arrested Ranjit Singh, another accused in the case. "A CID...
  • Narendra Modi on top of IM's hit list, BJP's Shahnawaz Hussain also a target 10-12-2013 01:38 PM

    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...
  • Aurangabad naxal attack: Body of BMP jawan found near blast site, toll reaches 8 04-12-2013 02:23 PM

    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...
  • Two persons sent to 14 days' judicial custody in illegal money transfer case 28-11-2013 08:13 AM

    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...
  • Woman operating illegal money transfer racket arrested in Mangalore 13-11-2013 11:54 AM

    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....
  • Patna serial blasts: One more arrested from Dhanbad 11-11-2013 12:12 PM

    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...
  • BJP not approached for cancelling Patna rally: Bihar Police 10-11-2013 11:38 PM

    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...
  • NHRC takes on Bihar Police for thrashing a mentally challenged man 01-11-2013 03:43 PM

    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...
  • Police promise 'foolproof security' to Narendra Modi 31-10-2013 05:19 PM

    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...
  • Tehseen Akhtar may have planted the bomb at Gandhi Maidan: sources 29-10-2013 09:31 AM

    Patna: Indian Mujahideen operative Tehseen Akhtar has emerged as the main suspect in Sunday's Patna serial blasts. Sources have now told CNN-IBN that it may be possible that Tehseen placed the bomb at Gandhi Maidan himself. CNN-IBN has also learned that three other bombers have been identified as Hyder, Noman...
  • Bihar police denies intelligence alert about serial blasts 28-10-2013 08:45 PM

    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...
  • Nitish breaks silence on Bhatkal arrest, pats Bihar police 02-09-2013 07:58 PM

    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?"...
  • Bhatkal says remittance to his family was coming from Pak: Sources 01-09-2013 08:19 AM

    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...
  • Yasin Bhatkal wooed Bihar youngsters for terror attacks 31-08-2013 04:35 PM

    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,...
  • JD(U) govt soft towards terrorists and Maoists, alleges Sushil Modi 30-08-2013 09:32 PM

    Senior BJP leader and former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Friday charged the JD(U) government for being soft towards terrorists and Maoists operating in the state, despite 'Bihar connection' has come to light in several terror attacks in the country. "The state government has failed to bust networks...
  • Yasin Bhatkal produced in a Delhi court, NIA likely to seek 14-day custody 30-08-2013 03:52 PM

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal has been produced in the Patiala House Court in Delhi with the National Investigation Agency (NIA) likely to seek his custody for 14 days. Sources had earlier said that he had confessed to his involvement in the Varanasi and Dilsukhnagar blasts in Hyderabad....
  • Yasin Bhatkal confesses role in the Varanasi and Hyderabad blasts 30-08-2013 02:33 PM

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal has confessed to his role in the Varanasi and Dilsukhnagar blasts in Hyderabad, say sources. One laptop and mobile phone have also been recovered from him. Both these were very important since Yasin is known to rely on voice over internet protocol for...
  • NIA chief, Bihar Police grill Yasin Bhatkal 30-08-2013 11:59 AM

    Patna: National Investigation Agency Director General Sharad Kumar is interrogating arrested Indian Mujahideen terrorist Muhammad Ahmad Zarar Siddibapa alias Yasin Bhatkal at the Bihar Military Police camp in Patna. Bihar Police officials have also grilled Bhatkal and he had admitted to his role in several blasts across the country, but...
  • Yasin Bhatkal arrest: Bihar government's silence baffling 30-08-2013 11:10 AM

    Patna: Even though Bihar Police was involved in the operation to arrest Indian Mujahideen terrorist Muhammad Ahmad Zarar Siddibapa alias Yasin Bhatkal, the total silence by the state government or senior police officials to claim credit what is arguably the biggest catch in recent years has been baffling. Yasin Bhatkal...
  • Yasin Bhatkal arrested after leads from Tunda: Sources 30-08-2013 10:40 AM

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen co-founder Muhammad Ahmad Zarar Siddibapa alias Yasin Bhatkal was arrested on Wednesday night from the India-Nepal border following leads given by another arrested terrorist, Adbul Karim Tunda of the Lashkar-e-Toiba, say sources. Yasin Bhatkal was arrested following an operation involving the Intelligence Bureau, Research and Analysis...