Crime Spree in Bihar Unhindered in New Year
The lots hyped true governance and rule of regulation of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was uncovered in his domestic district, Nalanda. A Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief was shot uselessly by unidentified criminals. An assistant sub-inspector of the police changed into shot and critically injured in an assault on police via a mob on January 1.
Both the incidents are an example of a spurt in crimes in Bihar in the previous few months. In the ultimate months, the nation has witnessed several killings, mainly businessmen, traders, assets sellers, and contractors.
RJD chief, Indal Paswan, turned into shot dead close to Makra village when he changed into attending a social feature in a nearby village. His frame turned into recovered from an area early Wednesday.
Angry over his killing, masses of nearby villagers protested on Wednesday via blocking roads and burning tires in Nalanda. Protesters raised slogans in opposition to the district police and the kingdom authorities.
Assistant Sub Inspector Akhilesh Kumar Singh, who changed into posted on the Dipnagar police station, became shot whilst a police team visited Mahanandpur village after approximately an alleged violent dispute among groups from two neighboring villages. The mob also broke a police car. The injured ASI turned into admitted to a clinic, where a bullet became removed from his frame.
Nalanda Superintendent of Police Sudhir Kumar Porika advised Newsclick that four suspected people have been arrested in connection with the two incidents. “Police have initiated the investigation in both instances. Action will be taken against the accused,” he said.
Interestingly, the two incidents befell within hours of Nitish Kumar’s visit to his ancestral village Kalyanbigha in Nalanda. He paid floral tribute and recognition to his mom on the occasion of her death anniversary.
Ruling Janata Dal –
United’s spokesperson Sanjay Singh downplayed the killing of the RJD chief and attack on police, pronouncing that the rule of thumb of law prevails in Bihar.
“Chief Minister Nitish Kumar can never compromise with the guideline of law. The state government’s policy is of 0 tolerance towards crimes,” Singh stated.
However, reports of murders, rapes, lynching, kidnapping, extortion, loot, and robberies are pouring daily because humans stay worried and fearful.
According to local Hindi dailies, a jewelry dealer was shot and robbed for Rs 7 lakh in Vaishali district on Tuesday, even as some other jewelry dealers become shot and critically injured in the Sitamarhi district.
A vintage guy changed into allegedly lynched by a mob on suspicion of cattle robbery in Araria district on Monday night. The video of the alleged crime was reportedly posted on social media. After the video went viral, nearby police took note of this unreported incident on Tuesday.
A district police officer stated that the sufferer became a criminal and an accused in a case related to palms. However, he refused to divulge more facts.
Bihar’s industrialists and businessmen on December 26 had demanded safety for them from the national government given the killing of numerous business people in the nation. The state government has announced setting up Bihar Industrial Security Force at the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).
According to reports, nearly a dozen businessmen have been shot useless in broad daylight hours in distinct elements of the nation. The present-day victim being a businessman who became allegedly gunned down the final Sunday in the Vaishali district. Criminals also allegedly opened the fireplace in the Buxar district on Sunday to incite worry after business people refused to pay radar (extortion) tax to them.
Angry over the killing of the businessmen, hundreds of businesspeople and buyers took out a candle march in Patna on December 24. Bihar Opposition chief Tejashwi Yadav also joined the march.
Protesting businessmen and traders shouted slogans and demanded arrests of criminals at the back of the killing.
Gunjan Khemka, an industrialist, was shot useless on December 20 in Hajipur in Vaishali district, which caused panic amongst business people and buyers.
Khemka, son of Patna’s well-known businessman Gopal Khemka, changed into centered on a manner to his manufacturing facility in Hajipur, about 30 km from Patna.
Police are but to make any step forward. Twenty-four hours after Khemka’s killing, 4 businessmen, including K.P. Shahi, the owner of Shahi’s creation corporation, were also shot lifeless in Darbhanga district.
Congress, RJD, Left events, Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM), and Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) were repeatedly elevating the difficulty of decay of regulation and order inside the nation following the incline in crimes in latest weeks.