Kumar Rajiv Nayan

Ara : Bike borne unidentified miscreants shot dead one person and seriously injured JD(U) National Secretary and Incharge, Sasaram Assembly Election, in Jagdeo Nagar locality under Nawada Police Station, Ara, in Bhojpur District, on September 27, 2020, evening, triggering panic in the area. The deceased was identified as Mithun Kumar of Jagdeo Nagar while the injured has been identified as Prince Singh Bajrangi of the same area.

Police brought the body over to Ara Sadar Hospital for post-mortem and admitted the injured there. Condition of the injured is stated to be critical. An FIR has been lodged with Nawada police station in this connection and police are conducting raids to arrest the miscreants. The reason behind the incident is still to be ascertained. Police recovered ten blank cartridges from the spot. Tension prevails in and around the area following the incident.

Police sources said that former Bhojpur district president and national secretary, JD(U) and Incharge, Sasaram Assembly election, Prince Singh Bajrangi of Jagdeo Nagar locality along with his friend Mithun Kumar of the same area was going to market when motorcycle borne unidentified miscreants fired on them in which Mithun Kumar died on the spot while Prince Singh Bajrangi, who received two bullets, was critically injured.

JD(U) leader Ratikant Tiwari said that Prince Singh Bajrangi had demanded security for himself but the district administration remained indifferent. Mithun Kumar a real estate dealer.