Deputy mukhiya shot dead

A deputy mukhiya was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Nawada district.

Updated: Sep 06, 2012, 12:42 PM IST

Nawada (Bihar): A deputy mukhiya was shot
dead by unidentified assailants in Nawada district, police said Thursday.

The deceased, identified as Dashrath Kewat, deputy mukhiya of Ghora panchayat and a rural medical practitioner, was shot dead by the assailants last night while he was on way to his native place after attending a patient in a village, sources said.

The police took possession of the body and sent it for post-mortem, they said adding the motive behind the murder was under investigation.

PTI