IPS officer’s brother shot dead in Patna

Saket Gupta, brother of senior IPS officer Ashok Gupta, was killed for not paying up extortionists.

Zeenews Bureau

Patna: In a shocking incident, cousin brother of a senior IPS officer was shot dead early on Monday in Patna, allegedly over an extortion demand.

Saket Gupta, brother of senior IPS officer Ashok Gupta, was killed for not paying up extortionists. Gupta, a contractor by profession, was out on morning walk in Kumbrar area of the city when he was targeted.

Gupta was rushed to a nearby hospital but was declared brought dead.
Importantly, the two assailants have been arrested by the police. The murder weapon has also been confiscated.

Senior police officials have rushed to the spot and are monitoring the probe.

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