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Shahabuddin arrest ordered

Special Correspondent

PATNA: Bihar Director-General of Police A.R. Sinha on Friday ordered the immediate arrest of Rashtriya Janata Dal MP Md. Shahabuddin.

The State administration faxed three arrest warrants pending against him to all district magistrates in the State with the instruction that these be served on the MP.

Mr. Sinha has asked the Siwan Superintendent of Police to constitute a team and get in touch with the Delhi police to ensure the arrest.

Meanwhile, an eight-member team, led by Election Commission Secretary R.K. Srivastava, held a review meeting here with State Chief Election Officer N.K. Sinha on the execution of non-bailable warrants and the issuance of photo identity cards.

Three EC members, led by Chief Election Commissioner B.B. Tandon, are scheduled to visit the State on August 24.

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