Malda, 23rd August: Based on a tip-off, the English Bazar Police arrested six miscreants after conducting a secret search operation. The pick-up van has also been detained. The accused have been identified as residents of the Kaliachak area in Malda. They will be presented in the Malda district court on Friday.
48 mobile tower batteries, 5 round cartridges, and a pipe gun were recovered from their possession.
According to sources, they stole the batteries worth 12 lakhs from mobile towers in different areas for a long time.