Retired CRPF constable arrested in Bikaner


The Bikaner police, along with the Border Security Force (BSF), detained a 64-year-old retired CRPF constable Mumtaz Hussain for questioning after he was found near prohibited areas near international border.

The cops had intercepted Hussain, a resident of Jammu and Kashmir, close worldwide border (IB) in Khajuwala in Bikaner on Monday night. The cops said that he was quizzed on the spot by the BSF, yet he couldn’t give any satisfactory answer, following which he was detained and handed over to the Khajuwala police headquarters.

“He was detained on Monday night and will be quizzed by the special teams of Intelligence Bureau and BSF,” said Vikram Singh, station house officer, (SHO), Khajuwala police headquarters.

Primary probe suggests that he was collecting donations for building a place of worship. A couple days back, two individuals of J&K were additionally caught while collecting donations in Ramzan time in Jaisalmer on June 7. Sources inside Border Security Force (BSF) told to media that Hussain was in Bikaner forthe past few days and roaming in prohibited areas in the region.