PURNEA

  • Police arrest two officials on corruption charges August 12, 2014

    The vigilance sleuths on Tuesday arrested two state government officials on graft charge from Bihar's Saharsa and Purnea districts respectively, a police officer said. Acting on a tip off, the sleuths laid a trap and arrested the SubInspector of Police (SI) Akhileshwar Ram for taking Rs 5,000 as bribe from the...
  • Rs 2.86 lakh, Congress flags seized from a car on Purnea-Katihar road April 17, 2014

    The police on Thursay detained three persons and seized Rs 2.86 lakh from a car traveling on the Purnea-Katihar road in the Rautara police station area. The police officers suspected that the money was to be used during elections, as flags, posters and other material belonging to the Nationalist Congress Party...
  • A Pakistan where people want Modi as PM April 13, 2014

    It's true. People of this Pakistan want Narendra Modi to become prime minister of India. More than 250 residents, including over 100 voters of a village called "Pakistan" in Bihar's Purnea district, are set to vote for the BJP to help Modi to fulfil his dream. "We want Narendra Modi to become...
  • 45 women and 5 men arrested in connection with alleged flesh trade, 8 minors rescued April 4, 2014

    In large-scale raids conducted in a red-light area of Purnea district, eight minor girls were rescued while 45 women and five men arrested on the charge of being associated with flesh trade, police said on Thursday. Raids were conducted in a series of houses in areas near Katihar since Wednesday, Superintendent...
  • Unaccounted cash worth Rs 27 lakh seized, three detained April 3, 2014

    Unaccounted cash worth Rs 27 lakh have been seized and three persons were detained from Darbhanga, Purnia and Banka districts of Bihar, the police said on Thursday. A police team detained one person after seizing Rs 14 lakh from an autorickshaw near the Women's Institute of Technology under the University police...
  • Bihar MLA accuses husband of trying to poison son December 28, 2012

    Purnea: The Bihar Police on Friday arrested husband of JD(U) MLA Bima Bharti on complaint of the legislator that he was trying to kill their son. An FIR was lodged by Bharti, MLA from Rupauli assembly seat in Purnea district, against her husband Awdesh Mandal. In the FIR, the MLA alleged...