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Sunday, July 3, 2011

UNDERWORLD-UPPERWORLD: Coal mafia leader arrested from Burdwan in WB!

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PTI / The Hindu / BURDWAN (WB), July 3, 2011.

A notorious coal mafia leader was arrested today from Burdwan district, police said.
Raju Jha, kingpin of the coal mafia in the district, was arrested from Raniganj’s Punjabi More area during the annual Rath Yatra Mela this evening, SP Humayun Kabir said.
Besides running a mafia of illegal coal mining, Jha owns a house, two restaurants and a hotel in Durgapur, runs five steel factories in Bankura and Durgapur, and owns properties worth lakhs in Kolkata, Bangalore and Nepal.

The irony is that those who run mafias live among ourselves, openly!

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