Satish Aditya

Purnia :  Vishwajit Singh alias Rintu Singh, a former Member of Purnia Zila Parishad,  and  husband of  Angulika Singh, who was recently elected  Member of Purnia Zila Parishad, was shot dead around 5.30 pm on November 12, 2021, by some unidentified persons near State Bank of India  branch at village Sarasi under Sarasi police station (PS) in Purnia District in Eastern Bihar. Tension prevails in the area and police are  conducting raids to  nab the assailants.

Purnia SP Daya Shankar said that police were investigating the incident  and conducting raids  to nab the killers.  Hundreds  of  angry  people  of the locality blocked the Sarasi-Purnia and Saharsa  roads placing the body on road for hours. The supporters of Vishwajit Singh  are demanding arrest of  the assailants at the earliest.

Angulika Singh, the newly elected Member of Zila Parishad, alleged that  her rivals had killed her husband. She said that some criminals had fired on his husband last week too but no arrest has been made by police in this connection.