Police officer, constable shot dead by unidentified miscreants in Bihar’s Saran; investigation underway

  • Two police officials were killed and one sustained severe injuries after unidentified miscreants opened fire on a Special Investigation Team (SIT) in Saran district on Tuesday morning

  • The incident took place when the team was returning after conducting a raid in the Chapra area when criminals started firing on them in a market area

  • They also took away an AK-47 and two pistols from the police

Saran: Two police officials were killed and one sustained severe injuries after unidentified miscreants opened fire on a Special Investigation Team (SIT) in Saran district on Tuesday morning. The incident took place when the team was returning after conducting a raid in the Chapra area when criminals started firing on them in a market area. They also took away an AK-47 and two pistols from the police.

 Police officer, constable shot dead by unidentified miscreants in Bihar’s Saran; investigation underway

Visual from the incident site in Saran district. ANI

Minutes after the incident, a police team reached the spot. The deceased have been identified as Sub-Inspector Mithilesh Kumar Shah and constable Mohammad Afroz.

Injured Havaldar Rajneesh, who is in a critical condition, has been referred to Patna Medical College and Hospital. An investigation is currently underway.

Updated Date: Aug 21, 2019 13:53:47 IST