Bihar: 804 people have been arrested in anti-Agneepath violence, with 145 FIRs filed

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Patna: Violent protests against the ‘Agneepath’ scheme for short-term enlistment in the Indian Army were reported in Bihar on Sunday. Due to security concerns, the police raid on criminals continued, and railway services were disrupted. A total of 804 people have been arrested so far in connection with the large-scale violence and arson throughout the province, according to a statement released by the police headquarters.

A total of 145 FIRs have been filed in connection with the protests, and the search for persons accused of engaging in or engaging in anti-social acts has continued. According to a press release from the state’s police headquarters, internet services have been halted in 17 of the state’s 38 districts, and large deployments of police and paramilitary personnel are still in place in several areas.

According to reliable sources, CM Nitish Kumar met with Chief Secretary Amir Subhani in the afternoon, and Director General of Police (DGP) S. K. Singhal was summoned to his residence. Long-distance train service through the east central railway zone (ECR) has been discontinued beginning at 4 a.m. as a ‘precautionary step,’ and will resume at night.