All BDOs, COs of CM Nitish Kumar’s home district go on a three-day mass leave
Patna,(BiharTimes): In an unprecedented development, all the block development officers (BDOs) and circle officers (COs) of the 20 blocks of chief minister Nitish Kumar’s home district, Nalanda, proceeded on a three-day mass leave on Thursday.
Demanding immediate release of Hilsa CO Subodh Kumar the officers accused the vigilance bureau of wrongfully implicating the Hilsa CO. They threatened to intensify their agitation if the vigilance bureau did not withdraw the case against him within three days.
Subodh Kumar was arrested by the state vigilance investigation bureau on Wednesday while he was allegedly taking Rs 20,000 as bribe from one Rinku Devi of Nagarnausa for mutation of a plot of land.
Nalanda DM Thiyagarajan SM said talks were on with the protesting officials and the matter would be resolved soon.