Arrest of a youth aimed at defaming Bihar: RJD

The RJD on Thursday flayed Delhi police for arresting a youth from Bihar`s Darbhanga district for being a "terrorist".

Last Updated: Feb 23, 2012, 22:43 PM IST

Patna: The RJD on Thursday flayed Delhi police for arresting a youth from Bihar`s Darbhanga district for being a "terrorist" and alleged that it was a calculated attempt to
defame the state`s image.

"The arrest of a youth Md Kafil by Delhi police for being a "terrorist" from Darbhanga two days ago among 11 such arrests made by Delhi and Maharashtra police in the past one
year was a calculated conspiracy to defame the state`s image," the Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Council Gulam Gaus told reporters here.

Quoting conversation with Kafil`s fellow villagers and his wife, the RJD leader said that they told him "that he had never visited Delhi in his life time."

The kins of Kafil also said that he had gone to Saudi Arabia for work and was carrying out bicycle repair for livelihood since return from the Arab country, Gaus claimed.

Kafil was arrested by the Delhi police and charged under the arms act, counterfeit currency, explosives act, passport act in a case lodged at Lodhi police station in a terror case of 2011.

PTI