BIHARPOST NEWS DESK
PATNA: A Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader was shot dead by criminals in Bihar, triggering strong protests.
Reports quoting local media said the victim identified as Indal Paswan was returning home late Tuesday night after joining a funeral procession when some criminals shot him dead.
The incident took place in Deepnagar police station areas of Nalanda district. Reports said the victim had joined the RJD barely two days back.
The incident triggered strong protests as the angry villagers raided the house of a suspected murder and set it on fire.
“He was shot dead due to personal enmity. We are investigating the case,” a senior local police official told the news agency ANI on Wednesday.
The killings of political leaders and activists have become a matter of serious concern in Bihar.
In the past eight months, around six Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) leaders have been killed in Bihar.