Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Kedar Rai who is also a close aid of Lalu Prasad Yadav was shot dead in the wee hours of Thursday in Danapur area of Patna.
The incident too place when the group of men opened fire at Rai while he was on his morning walk at the Sugna road.
Rai is also known to be a close aide of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, was rushed to a private hospital after being shot at. He was declared dead at the hospital.
Reports say three shots were fired at Rai by the culprits. While his family is in mourning, the police are probing the incident for further information.
While speaking to media, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav said that there must be a conpiracy behind this and that big political leaders are connected with this murder.