Patna, Aug 14: An Under Secretary officer was killed by unidentified people in Patna on Tuesday. The murders barged into his house and fired at him.The official was rushed to hospital under critical condition.
According to India Today report, the officer was posted with the Department of Planning in Patna. The officer has been identified as Rajiv Kumar. Kumar is suspected to have been shot during a robbery attempt.
A day before unidentified gunmen shot dead newly elected head of Jandahan block panchayat Samiti in Bihar's Vaishali district triggering violent protest by locals, a district official said.
Six others also suffered bullet injuries in the attack while local people and supporters of panchayat head Manish Sahni resorted to arson at Jandahan bazar, block office and police stations besides resorting to firing in the open, the official said.
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(With PTI inputs)