|Tuesday, July 18, 2000,
blasts: 12 identified, 4 held
enforces bandhs in Pune, Thane
remark unfortunate: Cong
suspended for scholarship fraud
visits victims of Malpura violence
joins Narmada Andolan
Baruah gets Prem Bhatia award
Oman to set up group
rain in region
on Defence Ministry land:
education for KV teachers
Devi for more Phoolans
Church blasts: 12 identified, 4 held
HYDERABAD, July 17 (UNI) — All 12 persons , including some Pakistan-trained men, involved in bomb blasts in churches and other religious places in the southern states have been identified and four of them arrested, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu announced today.
Addressing a Press conference here, he said those arrested included, Nizamuddin and Syed Iqbal, secretary of the Deendar Anjuman group of Vijayawada.
Eight others were also identified as belonging to the Deendar Anjuman, a small sect of the Muslim community.
Mr Naidu said the breakthrough was achieved after a thorough investigation by the police of Karnataka, Goa and Andhra Pradesh after the explosion in a Maruti van in Bangalore.
He said Nizamuddin and Iqbal were arrested during checking by police at Nallajarla near Eluru in west Godavari district early today.
A search of a scooter led to the seizure of gelatine sticks, torch cells, detonators and parts of a clock. On interrogation of the two, it was revealed that they were involved in the bomb blasts in places of worship in the state since May 21, he said.
The Anjuman was founded by Hazrath Maulana Siddiqui. Interrogation of Iqbal revealed that one of the sons of the founder, Zia ul Hassan, who is now considered as the religious leader of the sect, stayed at Mardan in Pakistan.
Hassan visited Hyderabad regularly when the "urs" of his father was celebrated in the Asif Nagar area of the city. The members of the sect also visited Mardan to seek the blessings of their spiritual leader (Zia ul Hassan) frequently.
In the past several years members of Deendar Anjuman visited Pakistan and were reportedly given training in militant activities in camps there.
At a secret meeting in November last in Asif Nagar here, which was attended by Hassan and Iqbal, the leader of the sect had said that the time had come to wage a "jehad" and exhorted his followers to spread hatred among various religious groups in India.
Mr Naidu disclosed that the Anjuman leader had told his followers at the secret meeting that, in pursuance of their objective of creating "nifaaque" (hatred), they should be prepared to sacrifice their lives. The meeting was followed up by several gatherings in Vijayawada, Nuzwid, Hyderabad and also in Karnataka and Maharashtra.
Accordingly, explosive materials were secured and were converted into improvised explosive devices with timers.
Mr Naidu said the two others who were arrested were Syed Noor Ahammed and Mohd Nazamuddin who had planted the bomb at a church in Tadepalligudem on June 8.
The 11 identified persons had
planted the bombs at places of worship, including a temple and a
mosque, and religious congregations at Ongole, Machilipatnam, Medak,
Vikarabad, Guntur (all in Andhra Pradesh), Wadi, Hubli and Bangalore
in Karnataka and Goa. One of them had died in the Maruti van bomb blast
in Bangalore a few days ago.
Sena enforces bandhs in Pune, Thane
MUMBAI, July 17 (PTI) — Bandhs were enforced by Shiv Sena activists in Pune, Thane and parts of Nasik district today in protest against the Maharashtra government’s sanction to prosecute party leader Bal Thackeray for his alleged role in the 1992-93 Mumbai riots.
In the metropolis, life was normal after yesterday’s incidents of stone-throwing and enforced closure of shops.
The bandh evoked a near-total response in Thane district and adjoining areas and was partial in Pune, the police said.
Life was paralysed in Thane district, where shops and business establishments remained closed and vehicles were off the roads.
Stray incidents of stone-pelting were reported from some areas and state transport buses were also targeted.
In Pune, the bandh was partial with schools and colleges open and autorickshaws and state transport buses plying as usual.
However, in Yerawada and Tulshi Baug areas of the city, many shops and business establishments remained shut. Petrol stations were also closed in several parts of the city. At Vishrantwadi, nearly 30 Sena activists were rounded up for trying to enforce bandh in the area.
At Akurdi near Chinchwad, the police foiled an attempt by Bharatiya Vidyarthi Sena activists to burn an effigy of Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal.
A report from Nasik said
Sainiks had decided to continue protests by organising "rasta
roko" and bandhs. A total bandh was observed in the industrial
belt of Satpur town yesterday and 18 Sena activists were arrested from
parts of the district in connection with stone throwing incidents.
Rival Shankaracharaya held
PURI (Orissa), July 17 (UNI) — Swami Adhokshajananda, the claimant for the Shankaracharaya of Puri Goverdhan Peeth, was today arrested by the city police for obstructing government officials from serving court order.
The city police had to break open the main gate of the house to arrest him along with seven others under Sections 173,188, 186 and 204 of the Cr PC after he tore the court order served on him restricting his movement in the holy city.
Swami Adhokshajananda, who arrived here on July 15 last to observe "shrabana brata" for two months threatened to move the court against Swami Nischalananda Saraswati, the present Shankaracharaya of Puri, for occupying the seat illegally.
He alleged that Swami Nischalananda Saraswati manoeuvered to proclaim himself the Shankaracharaya of Goverdhan Peeth with the help of the local officials. He had also in the past attempted twice to come to Puri to occupy the seat but was restrained by the district authority who did not allow him to stay in the holy town apprehending law and order problem.
Swami Adhokshajananda refused to open the room when policemen came to arrest him after breaking the main gate and the door. Later, he opened the door at the advice of his counsel who rushed from Cuttack to persuade him to surrender before the police.
Seven other supporters of Swami
Adhokshajananda, who were also present inside the house were arrested
by the police. The Sub-Divisional Magistrate of Puri had earlier
issued an order restricting his movement in the town.
8 suspended for scholarship fraud
LUCKNOW, July 17 (UNI) — Favouring the establishment of a recruitment commission, the Uttar Pradesh Governor and Chancellor of state universities, Mr Suraj Bhan, said today that eight principals had been suspended in six districts of the state for misappropriation of funds through scholarship schemes designed for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes students.
Mr Bhan said that he was unhappy with the whimsical style of functioning by some Vice-Chancellors, who behaved in an irresponsible fashion and recruited a large number of members of their caste in educational institutions.
Informing about the outcome of the recent conference of state Vice- Chancellors chaired by him two days ago, Mr Bhan said effort was on to streamline the administration in the universities, besides improving the academic atmosphere on the campuses.
visits victims of Malpura violence
MALPURA (Tonk District) Rajasthan, July 17 — The Congress President, Mrs Sonia Gandhi, said here today that certain ‘fanatic’ elements are bent upon creating trouble in the country but hoped that the saner elements would not permit them to succeed.
She was talking to mediapersons here after a brief visit to the violence-torn town of Malpura and nearby Tordi Sagar village. She was asked to comment on Shiv Sena Chief Bal Thackeray’s threat of violence.
Twelve persons were killed in the communal frenzy at Malpura and Tordi Sagar last week.
The Congress President after arriving at Malpura drove straight to Tordi Sagar village, about 10 km from here. There she visited the burnt shops. Under a specially erected shamiana she talked to the people whose relatives had lost their lives in the violence. They pleaded that they be shifted from there to a safer site and a police chowki be set up.
Mrs Gandhi enquired from the victims whether they had received ex-gratia grant of Rs 1 lakh for each dead person from the state government. They told her that they have received the grant and the state government had opened two camps also to provide relief to the villagers who had suffered losses on account of the arson.
While returning back from Tordi Sagar she made an unscheduled stop on the outskirts of Malpura town where a small crowd had gathered. She went into two residential dwellings belonging to Scheduled Castes and enquired from the girls there whether they were going to school. She also asked them about the usefulness of ‘aangan badis’.
At Malpura, she visited the state hospital where some victims of violence are under treatment and asked them about their welfare.
At the Dak Bungalow she met the representatives of the two communities and enquired about the events which took place last week and subsequent steps taken by the state government to provide relief and restore law and order in the town. Mrs Gandhi appealed to the leaders of both communities to forget the past and live in peace and harmony.
Later, Mrs Gandhi gold media- persons that the incident was shocking but she was satisfied with the steps taken by the state government in Malpura town and other places after violence broke out.
joins Narmada Andolan
BHOPAL, July 17 — The struggle of the tribals of the Narmada valley against the Sardar Sarovar Project (SSP) received a boost with Admiral (retd) Ramdas, former Chief of the Indian Navy, joining the ranks of the Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA), the organisation which is spearheading the agitation.
Inaugurating the NBA satyagraha last weekend, Admiral (retd) Ramdas declared: "The struggle in the valley too is a war but much different from the war at Kargil. This is a war against injustice and it is bound to win against all odds". The monsoon satyagraha of 2000 was inaugurated at Jalsindhi (Madhya Pradesh) and Domkhedi (Maharashtra) against the SSP with a resolve to confront the "unjust submergence and displacement imposed by the government".
Nearly a thousand men and women from far-off villages in the valley in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat along with representatives from rehabilitation and resettlement sites of Gujarat with many supporters from different parts of the country assembled at the function held at both Jalsindhi and Domkhedi.
A huge mahua tree was converted into a ‘Tree of Resolve’ by nailing the’ plates with village names on it near the satyagraha hut in Domkhedi. Hundreds of people have inscribed their own and their villages’ names, symbolising their assertion of their right to stay where they have been living for generations. In Jalsindhi on the northern banks, the people immersed the effigy of the ‘Demon of the Dam’ in Narmada, after the ceremonial start of the satyagraha.
With the main theme of Satyagraha se Nyayagraha tak (from the insistence on truth to insistence on justice), the monsoon-long satyagraha also emphasises on the nav nirman (constructive work) with experiments on alternative energy sources, health, tribal medicines, village planning, resource mapping, education etc. The programme includes a youth camp from July 16 to 23, the day of swadeshi, samata and svavalamban (indigenousness, equality, self-reliance) on August 1, peace day by the children in the valley on August 6, martyrs’ day on August 9 and Independence Day for New Independence on August 15.
The dam had submerged several houses and hundreds of acres of fields, at the crest height of 88 metres last year, even though it was a drought year, causing extensive damage to belongings and crops. This year, with a better monsoon predicted, the damage is likely to be much greater.
The Supreme Court has concluded
the final hearing of the petition filed by the NBA and has asked the
Grievance Redress Authorities (GRAs) of states concerned to appraise
it of the ground realities of the condition of rehabilitation of those
already displaced and availability of land, both quantitatively and
qualitatively, for the remaining project affected families (PAFs) up to
the full dam height. The GRAs were to submit the report by July 1 but
it is not yet known if they have done so. The final judgement of the
court has been reserved.
remark unfortunate: Cong
NEW DELHI, July 17 — The Congress today took strong exception to the statement made by the Shiv Sena leader, Mr Bal Thackeray that the Maharashtra government would be dismissed by the Centre if he was arrested and demanded that the Prime Minister, Mr Atal Behari Vajpayee should clarify his stand on the row.
"Bal Thackeray has no authority to state that and we take strong objection to what he said," the Congress spokesman, Mr Ajit Jogi, told reporters here.
Stating that it was unfortunate that things have come to such a "pass" that Mr Thackeray, who does not have even the right to vote has openly threatened that a duly elected state government would be dismissed, he said "it is for the NDA government and Mr Vajpayee to clarify their stand with regard to this serious and tragic development."
After much muscle-flexing on Saturday night by Shiv Sena activists in Maharashtra, Mr Thackeray had stated that "vindictive action" against him could lead to a situation forcing Article 356 — dismissal of the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party state government.
Emphasising that his party was governed by the rule of law, Mr Jogi said the Deshmukh government had given permission to prosecute Mr Thackeray under Section 196 of CrPC and the law enforcing agencies in the state would take necessary steps in that regard.
"The Congress stands totally united for the rule of law and in our opinion law must take its course," Mr Jogi said.
The powers to dismiss any state government under Article 356 of the Constitution vested "squarely and solely" with the President and that he could impose President’s rule only when he was satisfied that there was break down of the state machinery, he said.
On today’s tragic air crash, Mr Jogi said the party president Mrs Sonia Gandhi had demanded that the probe ordered into the mishap should be completed speedily and the exact cause behind the accident made public.
The Congress spokesman also conveyed the heartfelt condolences of Mrs Gandhi to the families of those killed in the accident and hoped that the government extended adequate medical facilities to those injured in the mishap.
Mr Jogi pooh-poohed the
reported statement made by West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee
president ABA Ghani Khan Chowdhury to quit from the post annoyed over
the AICC’s delay in clearing his revamp plan.
NEW DELHI, July 17 — A constable of the Delhi Police, Mr Bhupinder Kumar Yadav, was killed this morning by burglars in South Delhi, the police said.
The constable was posted at Sukhdev Vihar police post.
The police will give Rs 1 lakh to the next of kin of the constable, Deputy Commissioner of Police (South), Mr P. Kamraj, said.
He said two persons entered the house of Mr Janak Singh at Sukhdev Vihar. The maid saw the burglars and raised the alarm which made them run away.
The burglars scaled down the walls of the CRRI complex and escaped, the DCP said.
Manpreet Singh, son of Mr Janak Singh informed the police which reached there and searched the CRRI complex. When it did not find the burglars there, it went towards Harkesh Nagar where it saw two persons sitting at the bus stand.
Amit Baruah gets Prem Bhatia award
NEW DELHI, July 17 (PTI) — Amit Baruah, till recently Special Correspondent of The Hindu in Pakistan, has been chosen for the Prem Bhatia award for excellence in political journalism and reporting for 1999.
Baruah has been selected for his outstanding coverage and analysis of crucial events such as Kargil developments, hijacking of Indian Airlines flight to Kandahar and the military coup in Pakistan, Prem Bhatia Memorial Trust said in a note today.
The award will be presented on August 11, the trust said.
K.G. Suresh, Deputy Chief Reporter with the Press Trust of India, New Delhi, has been chosen for the Prem Bhatia scholarship for media related research, the release said.
Dr Anajana Trivedi, an academic, and Nagesha, a journalist with Deccan Herald are the other recipients of the scholarships.
While one scholarship is sponsored by the K.C. Mahindra Educational Foundation, the other two are sponsored by the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust.
The decision on the award and
scholarships were taken by a jury headed by Press Institute of India
Director Ajit Bhattacharjea and comprising senior journalists George
Varghese, Inder Malhotra and Harish Khare and former Foreign Secretary
Govt-RSS talks ‘inconclusive’
NEW DELHI, July 17 (UNI) — The crisis facing the Vajpayee government over the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) and the Swadeshi Jagran Manch’s (SJM) strong opposition to the recent decision of the government to the opening of its second phase of economic liberalisation eluded any positive results even after five hours of marathon discussions among the parties concerned. The government led by Home Minister L.K. Advani and assisted by Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha had marathon meetings late this evening with SJM and RSS leaders over disinvestment, opening of the insurance sector and 100 per cent repatriation of the FDI.
case: court asks accused to appear
LUCKNOW, July 17 (PTI) — A special court, hearing cases relating to the demolition of the disputed structure in Ayodhya, today asked 47 accused, including Union Ministers L.K. Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray, to appear in person on September 15 for framing charges against them.
(CBI) S.K. Shukla gave the order while rejecting the application for
exemption from personal appearance in the court of 47 of the 49
accused. Among the other accused asked to appear on September 15 is
former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh.
Oman to set up group
NEW DELHI, July 17 — In a move to give further boost to bilateral ties, India and Oman today decided to set up a Secretary-level Strategic Consultative Group to take a comprehensive view of mutual ties for coordinating all aspects of political, security and economic relations.
The visiting Foreign Minister of Oman, Mr Yusuf Bin Alawi Bin Abdullah called on the Prime Minister, Mr Atal Behari Vajpayee, and held wide ranging discussions with the External Affairs Minister, Mr Jaswant Singh.
The decision to set up the strategic group was taken during the meeting between the Mr Abdullah and Mr Jaswant Singh.
Briefing newspersons, a spokesman of the External Affairs Ministry said the two ministers while reviewing the relations, particularly in the hydro-carbon sector, asked the ministries concerned to take necessary steps for expediting the implementation of the $ 1.1 billion dollar fertiliser plant which was due to be set up in Sur in Sultanate of Oman.
The Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs recently gave its approval to the project after all aspects of the joint venture had been discussed between the two countries.
The two ministers also agreed to initiate a follow-up action for setting up a joint venture oil refinery at Bina in Madhya Pradesh which has already received clearance from various departments.
The spokesman said the Omanese Foreign Minister was with the Prime Minister for about 30 minutes during which the entire gamut of bilateral ties was the focus of discussions.
The spokesman said the two Foreign Ministers also took up regional and international issues with India appreciating the Sultan’s role in the Gulf Cooperation Council for promoting better understanding of the security situation in the region.
The spokesman said India attached great importance to relations with Oman which had the largest number of expatriates from India and where no religious discrimination was made.
The bilateral trade stands at about $ 200 million and was set to go up manifold after the commissioning of the two projects.
Heavy rain in region
NEW DELHI, July 17 — Monsoon has been vigorous in Punjab and west Rajasthan and active in Haryana including Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, east Rajasthan and the hills of west Uttar Pradesh.
Rainfall: Rain or thundershowers have occurred at most places in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, east Rajasthan and the hills of west Uttar Pradesh, at many places in west Rajasthan and east Uttar Pradesh and at a few places in the rest of the region. The chief amounts of rainfall in cm are:
HARYANA: Jhajjar and Kaithal 7 each, Rewari 5, Ayanagar (Delhi), Faridabad, Guhla, Kalka, New Delhi (Safdarjung) and Thanesar 3 each, Ballabhgarh, Bahadurgarh and New Delhi (Palam) 2 each and Chhachhrauli, Hisar, Jagadhari, Loharu, Naraingarh, Pahowa, Rohtak and Sirsa 1 each.
HIMACHAL PRADESH: Kahu 14, Dehragopipur 13, Una 12, Nalagarh 8, Hamirpur and Sarkaghat 6 each, Berthin, Sangrah, Shimla and Sundernagar 5 each, Bharari, Chamba, Gohar, Ghamroor, Nadaun and Nahan 4 each, Jubbal, Kasol, Pandoh, Sunibhaji and Sujanpur Tira 3 each, Baijnath, Daduhu, Kumarsain, Karsog, Kangra, Nagrota Surian and Rampur Bushar 2 each and Bhuntar, Gulor and Paonta 1 each.
JAMMU AND KASHMIR: Pahalgam 3.
PUNJAB: Nangal 15, Anandpur Sahib 13, Ropar 12, Samrala 10, Nawanshahr 8, Balachaur and Ludhiana 7 each, Malerkotla 6, Garhshankar, Mukerian, Phillaur and Patiala 3 each and Dasuya, Jagraon and Nakodar 2 each.
Forecast valid until the morning of 19th: Rain or thundershowers will occur at most places in Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and the hills of west Uttar Pradesh and at many places in Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan and the plains of Uttar Pradesh.
Heavy rainfall warning: Heavy rain is likely at a few places with isolated very heavy falls in Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and the hills of west Uttar Pradesh during the next 48 hours. Heavy rain is also likely at isolated places in Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan and east Uttar Pradesh during the same period.
Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of 19th: Generally cloudy sky with a few showers/thundershowers, one or two may be heavy in some areas.
Farmers’ weather bulletin for Delhi. Forecast valid until the morning of 19th: Moderate to rather heavy rain will occur at a few places.
Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.
Squall report: New Delhi (Safdarjung) experienced a southerly squall at 4.54 p.m. on July 16 with a maximum wind speed of 50 km.p.h.
on Defence Ministry land:
NEW DELHI, July 17 (PTI) — The Delhi High Court today sought a reply from the Defence Ministry and Director-General of Defence Estates (DGDE) on illegal occupation of over 2780 acres of defence land by land mafias allegedly with active connivance of officials across the country.
Issuing the notices, a Division Bench sought detailed replies from them by September 12, the next date of hearing of a public interest litigation (PIL) which brought the issue before the court.
Accusing the officials concerned of allowing encroachment of 2797 acres of defence land by some individuals and groups for the last several years, the PIL said authorities were not able to take any action to recover the land and were "watching helplessly".
Seeking direction to the government to take immediate steps for recovering the land, the PIL filed by advocate B.L. Wadhera alleged that "a nexus of different dimension between the land mafia and officials is operating in different places in the country without which grabbing of the defence land was never possible."
Furnishing state-wise detail of
the encroachments, the petitioner said 29,449 cases of illegal
occupation of defence land had come to notice, of which Uttar Pradesh
accounted for 11,158 followed by Maharashtra (3885), Madhya Pradesh
(3150), Tamil Nadu (2287), Punjab (1988) Bihar (1775) and Delhi(1766).
education for KV teachers
NEW DELHI, July 17 — The Board of Governors of the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan today decided to impart computer education to work experience teachers in 870 Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) in the country.
This decision was taken at a meeting of the Sangathan chaired by the Minister for Human Resource Development, Dr Murli Manohar Joshi. Others who attended the meeting were the Additional Secretary and the Vice-Chairman of the Navodaya Vidyalaya Sangathan, Mr K.S. Sharma, the NCERT Director, Dr J.S. Rajput, the CBSE Chairman, Mr Ganguli and three representatives from the Defence services.
Of the 870 KVs in the country, more than 320 are in defence areas.
The Sangathan has also decided to redesign the curriculum of work experience taught as a separate discipline in the Kendriya Vidyalayas. The idea behind imparting computer education to work experience teachers is to create a cadre of computer education teachers.
Sources in the HRD ministry
told The Tribune here on Monday that the board had also asked the KVs
to explore the possibility of designing a separate curriculum for
physical education including Yoga. This would also be applicable to
Navodaya Vidyalayas. The NCERT will help the Kendriya and Navodaya
Vidyalayas in executing the curriculum.
Phoolan Devi for more Phoolans
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, July 17 (UNI) — A Phoolan Devi should emerge from each home if exploitation of Dalits and women is to be curbed, feels the bandit queen-turned politician, Ms Phoolan Devi.
"What can a single Phoolan do to curb the exploitation? There should be Phoolans from each house to fight the menace,’’ she said while taking part in a meet-the-press programme here today.
However, she affirmed that she was not going to take to the gun again to fight upper class exploitation. "I have people’s power with me and don’t want the (weapons) back in my hands now,’’ the Samajwadi Party Leader and sitting MP said.
She said she was happy with her present way of life as a leader.
Recalling her days as a dacoit, Ms Phoolan Devi said she was, then, not educated enough to fight in a civilised manner and the police too did not heed her pleas.
When asked what her priorities would be if she were made the Chief Minister, she quipped, "I will wipe out the land mafia, goonda raj and those thugs in ‘safed kurta.’’
She said she was still in touch with dacoit groups in the Chambal and could manage to persuade many to surrender before the law.
Referring to the Women Reservation Bill, Ms Phoolan Devi said her party would not allow the Bill to be passed unless 50 per cent reservation was ensured to women, based on caste, not only in the Legislature but in other services too.
Coming down heavily on the BJP she alleged that she did not find any difference between the Congress and the BJP as both were equally involved in atrocities against the weaker sections.
Lauding the efforts of Kerala
in development and literacy, she claimed that in other states the
politicians did not want the people to be literate as they were afraid
of the common man coming to know of their mischief.
Akali Dal (B) for dress norms
NEW DELHI, July 17 — Maintaining that people should follow the tradition on dress while going to gurdwaras, Shiromani Youth Akali Dal (Badal) leaders have criticised the statement of former DSGMC President, Mr Paramjit Singh Sarna, regarding entry into gurdwaras of people wearing jeans, caps and skirts.
In a joint statement, Mr
Rajinder Singh Ladi, president of the Vishnu Garden unit of the Dal,
and Mr Harpreet Singh Sethi, treasurer of the Delhi unit, said the
statement of Mr Sarna was against the ideals of Sikhism.
NEW DELHI, July 17 — With the arrest of two persons — Hasin and Nafis — from Anand Vihar in east district today, the Delhi Police has seized a tiger and a leopard skin. The skins were brought from Uttar Pradesh.
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officer’s rifle snatched
CBI raid on
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