Kumar Rajiv Nayan

Ara : A youth Jitesh Kumar was shot dead by some people in Powerganj locality under Nawada police station, Ara, around 11 am on May 26,2017. Police brought the body over to Ara Sadar Hospital for post-mortem. An FIR has been lodged with Nawada police station against five persons and police arrested Jitendra alias Sethi in this connection.

SHO, Nawada police station, Neyaz Ahamad, said that Jitesh Kumar of village Ramshahar under Barahara police station lived in a rented house in Powerganj locality under Nawada police station. On May 25, a marriage was being solemnized in his neighbour and he was dancing to the tune of  DJ. Some influential persons of the area prevented him from dancing but he did not stop. At this, they invited him to have lunch with them on May 26 around 11 am and shot him from behind and escaped but Jitesh Kumar’s brother saw the miscreants and tried to overpower them. He succeeded in snatching their revolver but the miscreants managed to escape.

The injured youth was brought to Ara Sadar Hospital where the doctors referred him to Patna Medical College and Hospital in view of his critical condition. Jitesh Kumar succumbed to his injuries on way to Patna.

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