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Bihar cops attach properties of 5,830 absconding criminals

September 14, 2012 15:36 IST
In a bid to put pressure on absconding criminals to surrender, Bihar  police attached properties of 5,830 criminals during a special drive.

"Police have attached properties of 5,830 absconding criminals across the state during a three-day special drive," a senior official said.

"Top district police officials were directed to carry out property attachment proceedings against wanted criminals, who are absconding," Additional Director General of Police Ravindra Kumar said.

According to police officials, in Muzaffarpur district the properties of 506 of absconding criminals were attached followed by 501 in Patna, 418 in Jamui, 315 in Begusarai and 280 in Bhojpur districts. 

Kumar said police officials have been asked to prepare a list of 10 notorious criminals in each district keeping in mind the rise in the crime rate in Bihar.    
M I Khan in Patna