Non-bailable arrest warrant issued against Saharsa DM

Begusarai: A local court on Wednesday issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against Saharsa district magistrate R Laxman and another person for misbehaving with a woman and her husband in April 2006.

Gauri Rai, a resident of Amarpur village, had lodged an FIR against R Laxman, a trainee IAS officer who was functioning as block development officer and four others under various sections of the IPC on April 18,2006 with the local police station here.

First class judicial magistrate N K Priyadarshi after hearing both the sides issued a non bailable warrant of arrest against Laxman and Beero Ram.

Four other accused in the case had already secured bail.

Laxman is now the district magistrate of Saharsa.

Laxman could not be contacted as he is on leave till February 10.