Priest Shot Dead and other injuries in Bihar’s Darbhanga

Shot Dead in Bihar

Shot Dead in Bihar

On the auspicious occasion when India is celebrating Mahanavami, a priest gets shot dead in Bihar’s Darbhanga district in the early hours of Thursday morning. The deceased victim has been further identified as Rajiv Jha who was the main priest of the Kali temple which comes under the university police station of Darbhanga. He was shot four bullets on chest and one on the abdomen which resulted in sport death. 

Furthermore the police mentioned in a statement that the four assailants arrived in a car and open fired Jha, and saw that another priest of the same temple came into the firing range and was sustained with a gunshot and was immediately rushed into hospital.Even the local residents claim that the assailants had fired more than 12 rounds. Moreover, after seeing the incident, the local residents went on to chase the assailants and overpowered them, but unfortunately got brutally beaten up and among them one of the residents died on the spot. 

The dead body of the priest has been sent to the hospital for postmortem, and the other priest has been shot in his leg and is further taken to Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital and is being treated. The information has been sent to both the families, according to a statement by SDOP.  As of now three assailants have been arrested from the spot and firearms have been recovered too from their procession, and with that an FIR too has been registered against them, said the SDOP.        



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