Five cops of the Beur police station have been arrested on charges of corruption. These policemen have been accused of accepting a bribe to release criminals who were caught with stolen coins worth over Rs 18 lakh by authorities in Naubatpur.
As the flood situation in Bihar turns grim, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is scheduled to visit Sitamarhi today to take stock of the rescue and relief operations, government officials said.
At least 44 people have died in a blistering heatwave that hit three Bihar districts on Saturday, officials said on Sunday.
With nine more deaths reported from Muzaffarpur due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), the death toll in the district mounted to 93 on Sunday afternoon, including one death during Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan's visit at the Sri Krishna M