Two ward offices in Bhojpur set ablaze

BHOJPUR: Two ward offices in Bhojpur district were set ablaze on Tuesday night.

According to District Police Office (DPO), Bhojpur, unidentified group carried out the arson attack in one ward each of two rural municipalities of the district.

Dhodlekhani ward office in Ramprasad Rai Rural Municipality-2 in southern Bhopur and another ward office located in Chyangre of Pauwadungma Rural Municipality-3 were set on fire, confirmed Bhojpur DPO.

The fire has destroyed Dhodlekhani ward office and completely damaged the documents housed within. Likewise, documents, furniture, computers, among other items in Chyangre ward office have been damaged by the fire, stated vice-chair of Pauwadungma Rural Municipality, Samjhana Rai.

Search is going on for those involved in the arson attack at both places and police have been mobilised to carry out an investigation into the incident, said the DPO.