SASARAM: 8 women and men, like a water means division assistant engineer and a seasonal workers, had been being arrested on Sunday in reference to the Nasariganj iron bridge theft circumstance, regulation enforcement reported.
In accordance to police, 2.5 quintals of scrap, an earthmover, a pickup van, fuel cutters, cylinders together with ₹3,100 onerous money was additionally recovered.
“The assistant engineer, recognized as Radhe Shyam Singh, posted with Sone canal Nasariganj subdivision was the mastermind who ready and executed the theft with the help of folks,” Ashish Bharti superintendent of police (SP) claimed.
The opposite of us who had been arrested have been recognized as seasonal employee Arvind Kumar, scrap sellers Manish Kumar, Sachidanand Singh, Gopal Kumar, Chandan Kumar, pickup van proprietor Chandan Sah, and one explicit Shiv Kalyan Bhardwaj.
The remainder of the accused has been decided and raids are on to arrest them and recuperate an total scrap of the bridge, regulation enforcement claimed.
A 50-year-outdated iron bridge, 60 toes prolonged, 10 toes intensive, and 12 ft vital and produced about Ara Principal Canal at Amiyawar village beneath Nasariganj police station of Rohtas district in 1972, was dismantled and stolen on April 4.
The accused posing as officers of the irrigation division arrived on the place with earthmovers, vans, fuel cutters, and technicians and began out dismantling the bridge. They sure the villagers that there was an official get to take away the dangerous bridge earlier than the monsoon season, police acknowledged.