Katihar: An area BJP chief was shot useless close to his home in Bihar’s Katihar district on Monday, police mentioned. Sanjeev Mishra, a former Zilla Parishad member, was speaking to some folks close to his home in Telta police station space when two males got here on a bike and fired at him, they mentioned. “He was instantly taken to the closest hospital, the place he was declared introduced useless. The accused managed to flee the spot,” a police officer mentioned.
The incident occurred round 8 am, and inside a couple of hours, Mishra’s supporters gathered outdoors the police station and went on a rampage, damaging a number of police automobiles parked there, he mentioned.
“Senior cops have been despatched to the spot the place the incident happened. Particulars will probably be shared solely after getting a report from them,” Superintendent of Police Jitendra Kumar mentioned.
Police are investigating the matter from all doable angles, he mentioned, including that the accused will probably be nabbed quickly.
The BJP mentioned that ever because the Mahagathbandhan authorities got here to energy within the state, political murders have began.
“Nitish Kumar appears to have surrendered his chief minister’s submit to his deputy Tejashwi Yadav. Kumar just isn’t even correctly dealing with his duty as the house minister,” mentioned state BJP spokesperson Nikhil Anand.
“Mishra was an govt committee member of Katihar district BJP. He was within the BJP for an extended, and earlier additionally held the submit of the president of the social gathering’s Balrampur mandal,” he mentioned.