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Bihar man arrested for trying to email Barack Obama

The man has been identified as Inam Raza (49), but seems to be mentally disturbed.

By: Press Trust of India | Patna |
January 25, 2015 1:03:52 pm

Ahead of the three-day visit to India by the US President, police on Sunday took a 49-year-old man into custody from a cyber cafe in temple town of Bodh Gaya for allegedly trying to send an e-mail to Barack Obama seeking 130 crore dollars as fund for national relief.

“The man came to a cyber cafe owned by one Sudhir Kumar and said he wanted to send a mail to Obama. Kumar became alert and informed the Bodh Gaya police station about this. Police reached there and took him under custody,” Gaya city Superintendent of Police Rakesh Kumar said.

“He had typed in Urdu two pages of the purported letter to Obama. In it, he had demanded 130 crore dollars from the US President for national relief fund,” the Superintendent of Police said.

The man has been identified as Inam Raza (49), a resident of Bellaur Chak village in Bhagalpur district, seems to be mentally disturbed.

Some prescriptions of Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranchi, had been found from him, he said.

The Superintendent of Police said that seeing the sensitiveness of the matter the state Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) and the Police Headquarters had been informed about the matter.

The police in Bhagalpur had also been contacted to get the details about Raza.

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