Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
on Thursday described Narendra Kumar Singh, who was killed by the
mining mafia in Madhya Pradesh recently, as a "brave fighter"
saying Bihar was proud of him.
Narendra Kumar Singh (30), a Bihar cadre IPS
officer, was killed in an attack by the mining mafia in Madhya
Pradesh on March 8, 2012.
Kumar made this comment during a debate on illegal
mining in Rohtas district in the state assembly.
Praising the police officials for "having done a brave
job while checking illegal mining in Bihar", he said, "we
require to encourage them".
Any attack on the police engaged in checking illegal
mining would not deter police officials, he said.