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Ara : Some armed miscreants shot dead a young farmer at village Ugana  under Jagdishpur police station on December 7, 2020, late evening. Police got the post-mortem of the body done at Ara Sadar Hospital. The deceased was identified as Jai Prakash Paswan, 32, son of Laxman Paswan of Ugana village. He was farmer.

An FIR has been lodged with Jagdishpur police station in this connection. Police are investigating the matter and also conducting raids to arrest the miscreants. Tension prevails in and around the village following the incident. Some dispute with the co-villagers is said to be the cause behind the murder.

SHO, Jagdishpur police station, said that Jai Prakash Paswan along with his brother-in-law (sala) Chandrama Paswan had gone to Umesh Rawani’s place at the village to attend a marriage ceremony. After he returned home, someone called him on mobile phone saying that a scuffle had taken place at the village. He immediately set out of his house. Meanwhile, the family members heard sound of gunshot. Hearing the sound, the family members rushed out of the house and saw Jai Prakash Paswan lying on the ground in a pool of blood. They rushed him to the Jagdishpur Sub-Divisional Hospital but the doctor referred him to Ara Sadar Hospital in view of his precarious condition but he succumbed to his injuries on way to the Sadar Hospital.