BHAGALPUR: A gang of five to six armed robbers looted a bike and other valuables from a sub-inspector in Naugachia in Bihar’s Bhagalpur district late on Thursday night. The victim, sub-inspector Umashankar Singh, was returning from Bihpur police station after some official work when the robbers intercepted him at Kharik village on the highway.
At gunpoint, the robbers looted the sub-inspector of his bike, cash and two mobile phones. They warned him of dire consequences if he shouted or revealed the incident to anyone. Following the incident, a large number of police forces reached the spot and conducted raids in the adjoining villages.
Sushant Kumar Saroj, the Superintendent of Police (SP) of Navgachiya, stated that efforts are being made to identify the accused, and raids are underway to apprehend them.
The incident has once again highlighted the rising crime rate in Bihar, particularly on highways. It also underscores the vulnerability of law enforcement officials in the state. While the police have launched an investigation and intensified their efforts to catch the culprits, incidents like these serve as a reminder of the urgent need to strengthen security measures and ensure the safety of citizens and law enforcement officials alike.
The incident of armed robbery in Bihar’s Bhagalpur district, where a sub-inspector was looted of his bike and valuables, is a cause for concern. The incident highlights the need for stricter security measures and the urgency of improving the law and order situation in Bihar. It is imperative that the authorities take swift and decisive action to identify and punish the culprits and prevent such incidents from occurring in the future.