In the absence of
banking services in rural Jharkhand, some labourers had sold
their MGNREGA cheques to `middlemen` for a discount to get the
money on the spot, state Chief Secretary Ashok Kumar Singh
said on Wednesday.
An imposter who posed as an
armyman and was suspected to have lured 60 women into
marrying him before selling them into prostitution rings has
been arrested from Darjeeling district along with a woman.
In a shocking incident, seven
teenaged students killed 250 endangered white cranes and sold
them to roadside eateries as part of a deal to earn a quick
buck in Assam`s Jorhat district, officials said on Friday.
A former MI6 spy stole top secret files on intelligence gathering techniques and offered to sell them for 2 million pounds (USD 2.9 million) to an unspecified foreign government, a prosecutor said Wednesday.