CPI-ML leader shot dead in Bihar

Reasons of killing not yet ascertained by police

Patna.

Political murder has been on the rise in Bihar. The latest case is in Nadhi village of Sahar police station area of Bhojpur district. A Communist Party of India(Marxist-Leninist) leader was shot dead on Monday by unidentified assailants in Bihar’s Bhojpur district, police said.

Ramakant Ram was attacked when he was on his way to defecate in the open in a nearby field of his village Nadhi under Sahar police station, a district police official said.

Police have registered a case and began the investigation.

Angry over the incident, local residents, mostly party workers, staged a protest against the state government.

Police reached the spot. However, the reasons for the murder have not yet been ascertained. After the incident, there is an atmosphere of tension throughout the area.

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