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Ara : With a view to conducting  fair and peaceful Panchayat elections, Bhojpur SP has sent a proposal to the Bhojpur DM to book 65 notorious criminals under the Crime Control Act (CCA).  After the approval of the DM, action will be taken against these criminals under the CCA.

As per the provisions of the CCA, the miscreants may be externed from the district or they may be directed to mark their attendance at their respective police stations. The inmates of Ara jail, who are suspected to create disturbances from behind the bar, are being shifted to another jail. Police have also intensified action to arrest the absconders besides persons likely to create disturbances during the Panchayat election are being booked under section 107 IPC.

Bhojpur SP Vinay Tiwari said that police are in action mode in view of Panchayat elections and proposal to book 65 miscreants under CCA, has been sent to the Bhojpur DM. Earlier, notices under CCA were issued against about 100 miscreants.