Arun Lata Sharma
Sitamarhi : Body of an autorickshaw driver was found on NH 77 near village Araria under Kanhauli police station in Sitamarhi district
on December 16. Later, it was identified as that of Sheikh Md. Mohfiz, 40, a resident of village Mehsaul under Dumra block. The auto was seized by police near village Pharchhahia.
According to eyewitnesses at auto stand at Sitamarhi, Mohfiz booked the vehicle for Sonbarsa block headquarters on December 15 night around 9 pm but he did not reach there. Angry villagers blocked the Sitamarhi-Madhubani NH 104 for several hours after recovery of body of Mohfiz. After er0post- mortem,body was handed over to the family members. SHO Manoj Kumar said that investigation into the incident was underway.