India: Police hunt gang who worked for two days, dismantled and stole a bridge

The burglars impersonated federal government authorities connected with the watering division

Authorities in India were looking for to apprehend participants of a gang that took apart a 60-feet-long iron bridge as well as most likely marketed it off partly as scrap steel, authorities claimed on Sunday.

The burglars, impersonating federal government authorities connected with the watering division in the eastern state of Bihar, utilized gas cutters as well as earthmoving equipment to damage down a deserted bridge in Amiyawar town, regarding 150 kilometres (93 miles) southern from Patna, the state funding.

Marketing steel scrap can be a rewarding organization in India, where instances of burglary of steel components from public home to offer in huge, unorganised scrapyards for fast cash money prevail.

A law enforcement agent claimed Amiyawar locals presumed that the federal government authorities had actually chosen to take apart the old bridge, developed over a water canal some 3 years earlier, as it was not being used. Citizens had actually formerly sent an application to the watering division to take apart the bridge, one homeowner claimed.

” Individuals included hefty equipment, gas cutters as well as helped 2 days throughout the day time to take apart the bridge,” claimed Gandhi Chaudhary, 29, a citizen. Citizens asked those functioning regarding their identification as well as were informed they had actually been employed by the watering division to take apart the bridge.

Previously in the week the scrap steel was filled right into a car as well as the website was left.

” We have actually determined some participants of the gang as well as some are yet to be found. They ruined public home as well as took a bridge.” claimed Subash Kumar, an authorities authorities penetrating the instance.

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