Man shoots at wife in Bihar over voting

Patna, May 7: A man shot and injured his wife on Wednesday for not voting for his favourite candidate in Bihar's Ujiarpur constituency, police said.

Vinod Paswan, a resident of Mohiuddinnagar village in Samastipur district, was angry over the issue and shot and seriously injured his wife, they said.

"The woman was admitted to a hospital for treatment. But doctors referred to the Patna Medical College and Hospital as her condition deteriorated," a police officer said in Samastipur.

Police said they have registered a case against Paswan, who is absconding.

Ujiarpur is among seven Lok Sabha seats in Bihar that went to the polls Wednesday.


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