Raid at Beur Jail Ahead of Independence Day Celebration

Early morning raid at Patna's Beur Jail.

Typography
  • Smaller Small Medium Big Bigger
  • Default Helvetica Segoe Georgia Times

Patna: A team of over 150 policemen in Patna led by a number of senior police officers on Friday carried out an early morning raid of the Beur Jail and recovered several prohibited items though the recovery was nowhere close to what the law enforcement officials had anticipated.

Starting before the sunrise, dozens of vehicles carrying more than 150 cops swooped down on the high security prison that currently lodges some very high profile prisoners including notorious criminal and Janata Dal – U legislator Anant Singh, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) legislator and dreaded criminal Reetlal Yadav with several murders under his belt, former RJD MP Vijay Krishna, disgraced Bihar School Examination Board chairperson Lalkeshwar Singh, his wife Usha Sinha, and his partner in crime Bachcha Rai along with a number of high-profile domestic terrorists.

The police found a phone charger, a card reader, an air phone, and a small amount of ganja from various prison wards.

The raid that began at 4:00 am and continued till 7:00 am was carried out ahead of the Independence Day celebration to be held at Patna's Gandhi Maidan on August 15, City Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Manu Maharaj said.

Policemen from Patna, Phulwarishari, Beur, Janipur, Airport, Jakkanpur, and Gardanibagh police stations took part in today's raid.

BLOG COMMENTS POWERED BY DISQUS

More News...

Seven Arrested in the November 22 Killing of Patna Businessman

Dec 13, 2017
Patna SSP Manu Maharaj holding a press meet following the arrest of Patna businessman's killers.
Patna: The city police on Tuesday busted the murder case of Jitendra Kumar Gandhi, the owner of Khadim showroom in Raja Bazaar, wide open with the…

Protest in Patna over the Killing of Engineer in Hajipur

Dec 13, 2017
Students in Patna protest against engineer's murder.
Patna: Students in Patna on Tuesday held a peaceful candle-light vigil to protest against the killing of Veermani Kumar, an engineer, who was gunned…

Jet Airways Passengers Allegedly Mistreated by Airline Officials

Dec 13, 2017
Passengers coming from Qatar face harrowing time at Patna Airport.
Patna: Officials of Jet Airways at Patna Airport on Tuesday clashed with passengers coming from the Middle-East via Delhi after the passengers…

Tejaswi Yadav Leads Protest against State's Mining Policy

Dec 12, 2017
RJD leader Tejaswi Yadav leading a protest rally in Patna on Monday.
Patna: Led by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejaswi Yadav in the absence of his father Lalu Prasad Yadav who had to leave for Ranchi in…

Lalu's Family the Biggest Beneficiary of Sand Mafia; Says Sushil Modi

Dec 12, 2017
Sushil Modi at Patna Zoo on Monday.
Patna: Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Monday inaugurated the Middle Level Zoo Officers Training Program at Patna's Botanical and…

Doctors Feel Threatened by Pappu Yadav's War against Them

Dec 12, 2017
Madhepura MP Pappu Yadav issues threat to medical professionals in Bihar.
Patna: A day after he and his supporters brought the East-Central Railways on the Howrah-Mughalsarai division to its knees by sitting on railway…

View Your Patna

/30

Your Favorite Recipes on PD

Recipes

Latest Comments

Recent Articles in Readers Write, Lifestyle, Feature, and Blog Sections