Kumar Rajiv Nayan

Ara : Some unidentified miscreants shot dead a young man near Sheetalpura Ahara Bridge under Udwantnagar police station (PS) in Bhojpur District in South Bihar on February 23, 2021, late evening.

Police recovered the body and brought it over to Ara Sadar Hospital for post-mortem. The deceased was identified as Sonu Paswan, 22, son of Dev Bihar Paswan of village Bhelai under Udwantnagar police station. He was a farm worker.

Nibha Devi, wife of the deceased, said that Sonu Paswan had borrowed Rs 3,000 from a person of his village four months ago pledging his motorcycle. Sonu Paswan always asked for his motorcycle. She alleged that on February 23, 2021, at about 11 pm, three persons including Akhilesh came and took Sonu Paswan with them. Late,r they shot him dead and threw the body on the outskirt of the village, she alleged. An FIR has been lodged with police in connection with the incident and police are investigating the matter.