Araria(Bihar): Three persons impersonating
CBI officials were arrested from a hotel at Forbesganj in
Bihar`s Araria district on Tuesday.
State Director General of Police Abhayanand said the
three were arrested following a tip off from the hotel, where
they had put up by faking their identity.
A police team constituted by Araria superintendent of
police Shivdeep Lande raided the hotel room and arrested the
The trio were staying in the hotel since January 21
and were identified as Sonu Kumar Choudhary and his two
accomplices Manjesh Sharma and Kamlesh Thakur.
While Choudhary hails from Pratapganj, Sharma from
Chhatapur in Supaul district. Thakur is a resident of Parsa
Bishampur village in Darbhanga district, he said.
They had allegedly cheated several government school
officials in eight districts and several traders.
Fake visiting cards, applications and two cheques of Rs
60,000 besides photocopies of some certificates were seized
from them, Abhayanand said.