PATNA: Armed criminals today shot dead a man in Bihar who was an informant in a triple murder case. The trial in this murder was to soon to start.
The incident took place at Karyanand Nagar locality in Lakhisarai district today.
Reports quoting local media said the victim was waiting for his relative when the motorcycle-borne criminals shot him dead in broad daylight. He was pumped some four bullets into his body.
Soon after getting the report, the police rushed to the spot and rushed him to the local Sadar hospital where the doctors declared him brought dead.
The victim identified as Pawan Singh was an informant in a case relating to massacre of three of his family members in August last year.
Three villagers were killed in cold blood in a suspected case of land dispute at Pokhrama village under Kajra police station in Lakhisarai district in August last year.
Reports said the state government had earlier assured to provide security to the victim but that eluded him.