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Over 69,000 non-bailable warrants pending in Bengal

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 23:21

Kolkata: The West Bengal government is yet
to execute more than 69,000 non-bailable arrest warrants ahead
of the assembly elections scheduled from next month, sources
in the Chief Electoral Officer`s office said.
"From March 1 till date, 7,206 non-bailable arrest
warrants have been executed but 69,153 are still pending," a
source said.

558 bombs, 425 kg gelatine, 424 rounds of cartridges
and 290 firearms were recovered and 7,048 people arrested on
bailable warrants since March 1.
Meanwhile, Chief Secretary Samar Ghosh said that 200
companies of CRPF were currently in the state and out of this,
100 companies would leave for Assam on March 22 for assembly
elections in that state.

The West Bengal government has sought 800 company of
the central forces for the assembly elections.


First Published: Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 23:21

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