Ummid Assistant

Applications open for Manmohan scholarship at Cambridge

Opportunities for Indian students in US

Welcome Guest! You are here: Home Regional

Police looking for bodies missing from Bihar graves

Wednesday March 20, 2013 06:06:07 PM, IANS

Patna: Police have announced a cash reward of Rs.1,000 each for information about the bodies found missing from graves in Bihar's Araria district, an official said.

The announcement came after bodies of about 50 people killed in various lightning incidents were found to have been exhumed from graves in Raniganj and Simraha areas of Araria, about 350 km from here.

"We are serious about helping people whose kins' bodies are missing from their graves," Superintendent of Police S.W. Lande told IANS.

The appeal has been made to help police ascertain the total number of missing bodies, he said.

Lande said that a gang involved in secretly digging up graves was busted recently. "The gang was involved in selling human organs for medical research in Nepal, China and other countries."

"One of the main accused named Mohammad Majid is already in jail in connection with smuggling of tusks," the police officer said, adding they are on a lookout for two more people in this connection.

"It is really shameful to remove bodies from graves for a few thousand rupees," Lande said.

According to him, human organs or bodies are sold to medical colleges and those who are involved in clandestine medical research in several countries.

In Araria, most of the deaths due to lightning go unreported owing to religious beliefs, Lande said.


 



 

 



 

Home | Top of the Page

Comments

Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of www.ummid.com

Comments powered by DISQUS

i

More Headlines

Morsi asks India's Muslims to play a 'positive' role

Why condemn only some killings, asks Omar

Government, parties in talks on resolution on Sri Lankan Tamils

Political donations: Centre clears air on foreign firms

Projects worth $70 billion discussed at India-Africa conclave

Beware! Your computer may be spying on you

Sacking over veil discriminatory: French court

Truck rams into slum near Aligarh; 08 kids including 05 sisters killed

Delhi's per capita income rises to over Rs.2 lakh

Punjab drugs haul: Indian origin Briton, ex-cop held

Andhra Pradesh 2013 budget has 10.27 bn for minorities

 

Top Stories

UPA in crisis

Indian shadow on US resolution forced DMK's hand

When the final -- and revised -- US draft resolution became public knowledge, DMK patriarch M. Karunanidhi felt slighted because he had been  

DMK pulls out of UPA, rules out outside support

Congress meets after DMK pullout; Chidambaram says govt stable

 

  Most Read

Egypt's Morsi wants India to join Suez Canal corridor project

Egypt Tuesday pushed for India to join its ambitious Suez Canal corridor project as Indian Prime Minister Manmohan  

India to set up IT centre in Cairo's Al Azhar varsity

Rukshaks turn goons

Sena, BJP, MNS legislators assault cop in assembly premises

In a shocking incident, a group of MLAs today beat up a policeman who had allegedly stopped the vehicle of Vasai MLA Kshitij Thakur on the Bandra-Worli   

Chavan assures action against legislators who attacked cop

 

  News Pick

Admission?

Babri Masjid demolition, Gujarat riots acts of terror: Cong minister

Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma on Monday said in the Lok Sabha that the demolition of Babri Masjid and 2002 Gujarat riots were acts of terrorism. His statement came when the Samajwadi Party members stalled  

Neglected & Ignored

Amid the glitz and glamour, India's sad handloom story

It wouldn't be too hard to stick out in a simple white shirt and black pants amid a crowd of glamorous dresses, jazzy shirts, colourful trousers and high heels. Varanasi-based Badruddin  

Prophet of Mercy

Prophet Mohammad's message of peace with roses: Students promote in US

A group of Saudi students in the United States have launched a campaign to publicize Prophet Mohammed in seven cities across the country,  

Waqf Encroachment

Handover Ismail Yusuf College land to Muslims: Abu Asim Azmi

Maharashtra State legislator and Samajwadi Party Maharashtra Chief Abu Asim Azmi on Monday accused the state government of deceiving the Muslims and demanded handing over of the Ismail Yusuf College land to Muslims.  

 

Picture of the Day

Chairperson National Advisory Council Mrs. Sonia Gandhi calling on the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Dr. Mohamed Morsy, in New Delhi on March 19, 2013.

 

Recommend the story to your friends

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

RSS  |  Contact us

 

| Quick links

News

 

Subscribe to

Ummid Assistant

 

National

Science & Technology

RSS

Scholarships

About us

International

Health

Twitter

Government Schemes

Feedback

Regional

History

Facebook

Education

Register

Politics

Opinion

Newsletter

Contact us

Business

The Funny Side

Education & Career

 

 

Ummid.com: Disclaimer | Terms of Use | Advertise with us | Link Exchange

Ummid.com is part of the Awaz Multimedia & Publications providing World News, News Analysis and Feature Articles on Education, Health. Politics, Technology, Sports, Entertainment, Industry etc. The articles or the views displayed on this website are for public information and in no way describe the editorial views. The users are entitled to use this site subject to the terms and conditions mentioned.

2012 Awaz Multimedia & Publications. All rights reserved.