Kumar Rajiv Nayan

Ara : Some armed miscreants shot at and injured a candidate for the post of Sarpanch in Panchayat elections at village Salempur under Dhobaha police outpost in Bhojpur District in Soth Bihar on September 19, 2021, morning, and escaped.

The injured dentified as Manoj Yadav, 35, son of Ram Pravesh Yadav of village Salempur, was admitted to a private clinic where his condition is stated to be serious. Manoj Yadavis  contesting panchayat elections for the post of Sarpanch from Ichari Panchayat.

Manoj Yadav said that he was sitting with his elder brother in the morning when six armed miscreants on two motorcycles came and started firing indiscriminately. He received a bullet and was injured. An FIR was lodged against six persons of the village and police are investigating the matter.