Gundaraj in Nitish’s Bihar: Seven, Including a Retired BSF Jawan, Brutally Murdered In Separate Incidents In Last 24 Hours
The incidents occurred in Patna, Siwan, Buxar, Muzaffarpur, Arrah, Kaimur and Sitamarhi.
The law and order situation in Nitish Kumar-ruled Bihar has gone for a toss. According to reports, seven people were murdered in the state in the last 24 hours.
Eenadu India reported that the incidents occurred in Patna, Siwan, Buxar, Muzaffarpur, Arrah, Kaimur and Sitamarhi. Only one of these episodes — the murder of Yusuf, nephew of former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Member of Parliament Mohammad Shahabuddin — is widely reported in the national media.
In Patna, three men who came to execute the robbery at a petrol pump ended up shooting an employee and the victim died on the spot. Similarly, a ward councillor was shot dead by one or more assailants in Buxar. The fourth incident took place in Muzaffarpur, where criminals gunned down Kundan Singh, a transporter. The police managed to take quick action in this case — one of the shooters was killed — even as Singh succumbed to his injuries in the hospital.
A group of friends kidnapped a student and demanded a ransom of Rs one crore in Kaimur district. However, as soon as they realised that their demand would not be fulfilled, they killed the youth. In the same district, a group of men gunned down a young man in Mohania police station area. The victim, in a critical condition, was transferred to a Varanasi hospital.
In Sitamarhi, two men gunned down a retired BSF soldier and killed him. CItizens, angered by this incident, blocked roads and protested.
More than one assailant shot an elderly 50-year-old man and threw his dead body in a river in Gaya. In Arrah district, unknown assailants gunned down the chief of Kasap village Pankaj Singh and severely injured him.