Fire breaks out in SBI's Agriculture Development branch in Banka, property worth lakhs destroyed

Fire breaks out in SBI's Agriculture Development branch in Banka, property worth lakhs destroyed

Banka: Tuesday went suddenly caught fire SBI Agriculture Development Branch (SBI) in the Sadar police station area in Banka district in Bihar. At the same time, property worth several lakh rupees was destroyed in this incident.

Bank's branch manager Ravi Shekhar said today that local people informed him about the fire in the bank in the morning. After this, the personnel who reached the spot informed the local fire department. The fire brigade reached the spot and brought the fire under control after about four hours of effort.

Shekhar said that property worth lakhs of rupees is estimated to have been burnt due to the fire. All customers' papers are safe, cash etc. are all safe. He said that initially it has come to light that the fire started due to short circuit.


Patna High Court acquits 2 people sentenced to death by trial court

Patna High Court acquits 2 people sentenced to death by trial court

Patna : The Patna High Court has acquitted two persons who were sentenced to death by a trial court for the abduction, gang rape and murder of a minor girl in Bihar's Bhojpur district in 2018.

A division bench of Justice Ashwini Kumar Singh and Justice Arvind Srivastava quashed the death sentence awarded in 2019 under the Protection of Children from Sexual Abuse Act (POCSO) to Additional Sessions Judge cum Special Judge, Bhojpur District. The bench was of the view that the prosecution "failed to prove its case". The incident took place in January 2018 in a village under Barhra police station when a 16-year-old girl went missing from her house and her body was found a few days later in the nearby fields recovered from His father lodged a complaint with the police station and made two people accused.

The High Court also expressed displeasure over the delay in registering the FIR and the "negligent" conduct of the investigation and said that the investigating officer "failed even to investigate the place where the victim was allegedly gang-raped". And he was murdered."