Cop shot dead in Bihar

An ASI was shot dead by an unidentified man at a marriage function in Bihar`s Bagaha police district.

Updated: Dec 07, 2010, 13:58 PM IST

Bagaha: An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) was shot dead by an unidentified man at a marriage function at Ratanpurva village in Bihar`s Bagaha police district on Monday night.

The ASI Devanand Singh was shot at from close range by an unidentified assailant at the residence of one Bachccha Singh where the police officer had gone to attend a marriage function, Superintendent of Police (SP) Siddharth Mohan Jain said.
The ASI died on the spot but the attacker fled.

Singh was a native of Dirpur village under Juravanpur police station area in Vaishali district and was posted as the ASI at the police lines in the district police headquarters.
He was also the Secretary of Bagaha Policemen`s Union.

PTI