Bihar's mukhiya kidnapped by unidentifed persons

A mukhiya has been kidnapped by unidentified persons from a village under Karjain police station area in Bihar's Supaul district, a police officer said on Wednesday.

PTI| Last Updated: Jul 22, 2015, 13:11 PM IST

Supaul: A mukhiya has been kidnapped by unidentified persons from a village under Karjain police station area in Bihar's Supaul district, a police officer said on Wednesday.

The incident took place late last night as Md Yusuf, who is the mukhiya of Parmanand panchayat, was returning home on a bike when he was intercepted by a SUV from which some people got down and dragged him inside the vehicle, the Superintendent of Police (SP) Pankaj Raj said.

A complaint has been lodged in this connection and raids were being carried out to rescue Yusuf from clutches of his abductors.