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Bihar: 16 human skulls, 34 skeletal remains recovered from man at Chhapra railway station

During interrogation, the man revealed that he had brought these skeletal remains from Ballia in neighbouring Uttar Pradesh and was on his way to Bhutan.

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Patna Published on: November 28, 2018 9:35 IST
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The man was arrested by GRP at Chhapra railway station. (File Photo)

A huge quantity of human skeletal remains has been recovered from Chhapra railway junction. Police have arrested a person in connection with the recovery of human remains. 

Deputy Superintendent of Police (Railway) Tanveer Ahmed said the recovery was made from a one Sanjay Prasad (29), a resident of East Champaran district, who was caught by a GRP team at Chhapra Junction.

Altogether 16 human skulls and 34 other skeletal remains were recovered from the possession of Prasad, besides some Bhutanese currency, ATM cards of various countries and a foreign SIM, Ahmed said.

During interrogation, Prasad revealed that he had brought these skeletal remains from Ballia in neighbouring Uttar Pradesh and was on his way to Bhutan via Jalpaiguri in the adjoining West Bengal, the Deputy SP said.

Apparently, Prasad was part of a gang which supplied human skeletons to occultists in the Himalayan Kingom. He has been sent to jail while further investigation were on to trace his accomplices, he added. 

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