Mayor Shot Dead In Bihar's Katihar

Mayor Shot Dead In Bihar's Katihar

Patna, July 30 (TNA) In a shocking incident, the mayor if Bihar's Katihar Municipal Corporation, Shivraj Paswan alias Shiva Paswan was shot at by unknown miscreants late on Thursday night. The Mayor succumbed to injuries while he was rushed to a hospital, a police official informed

According to reports, the Mayor was returning home on a motorbike after a Panchayat meeting. The criminals who seemed to be waiting for him intercepted his bike near the Santoshi Chowk railway gate of the city police station and fired three shots at him. The bullets hit him in the chest and he slumped to the ground. He was rushed to the Sadar hospital where he was declared brought dead.

There were allegedly three assailants who are on the run. Police said they are trying to apprehend them. Crowd of angry supporters of the deceased mayor gathered outside the medical facility as the news spread. Paswan was also involved in property dealing and the police suspect that this could be reason of the killing,

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