Former Muzaffarpur mayor, his driver shot dead by unidentified assailants; police recover six cartridges from spot
Former mayor of Muzaffarpur, Samir Kumar, has been shot dead by unidentified assailants near Banaras Bank Chowk in Bihar.
Muzaffarpur (Bihar): Former mayor of Muzaffarpur, Samir Kumar, has been shot dead by unidentified assailants near Banaras Bank Chowk in Bihar.
Kumar was shot dead along with his driver on Sunday evening.
Police suspect that nearly 17-18 rounds were fired at the deceased. "We have recovered six cartridges from the spot. It seems that 17-18 rounds were fired," the police said.
The bodies have been sent for the post-mortem. More details are awaited in the matter.
Ram Rahim and four others were convicted on 8 October for the murder of Ram Rahim's former manager Ranjit Singh in 2002
Preliminary investigation showed that former Congress district general secretary Kamlesh Narayan Sharma was bludgeoned him to death with an iron rod
Sushil, who has been in jail since 2 June, sought relief from court by asserting that he has been falsely implicated in the murder case. He said accusations were made to humiliate him and injure his reputation.