JD(U) MLA`s kin among two killed in police encounter

Last Updated: Sunday, June 2, 2013 - 13:33

Patna: A JD(U) leader`s relative was among two persons shot dead by police in an encounter on NH-31 in Bihar`s Patna district, police said on Sunday.

Deputy Superintendent of Police Raj Kishore Singh said the encounter took place last night when police, acting on a tip off that dacoits were fleeing, chased a vehicle and were fired upon by its passengers.

The police retaliated and shot dead the two persons, one of whom was identified as JD(U) MLA Shyam Bihari Singh`s relative Raju Singh.

Four other occupants of the vehicle managed to escape and the police recovered a dozen weapons and ammunitions from the vehicle, the DSP said.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, June 2, 2013 - 13:31

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