In Bhojpur, distributing liquor to a headman has become costly before the polling for the panchayat elections. The case pertains to a Jhaua village under Bihiya police station area of the district, where the police raided the house of Hareram Singh, the head of Belvania Panchayat and a resident of Jhaunwa village on the basis of a tip-off. During the raid, the police arrested five people, including the brother of the chief’s husband.
According to the information, before the election of Shahpur block, the Bihiya police got information that liquor was being distributed on behalf of the husband of the head of Belvania Panchayat. After this, the police, taking quick action, raided the house of head husband Hareram Singh, resident of Jhauwa village. During the raid, the police have arrested five people including the head husband brother. At the same time, during the raid, the police have recovered 2 semi automatic rifles, 2 pistols, 100 live cartridges, 2 open bottles of rum and 40 small liquor bottles of Uttar Pradesh from the spot. While on the other hand the head husband has absconded from the spot.
Two rifles, two pistols, more than 100 live cartridges
Jagdishpur SDPO Shyam Kishore Ranjan told that the police had received secret information that the husband of the chief was distributing liquor. Based on this, raids have been conducted. During this, two rifles, two pistols, more than 100 live cartridges, two open rum bottles, about 40 liquor bottles were recovered. Made in Uttar Pradesh is written on the seized liquor bottle.
The action caused a stir among the candidates
At the same time, after this raid, there has been a stir among the candidates in the Panchayat elections. The market of discussions is hot in the whole block regarding this matter. Discussion of this raid is going on all around that after all, if so much liquor and weapons came to the head candidate, where did it come from.