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Bank official shot dead in Jharkhand

Last Updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013 - 14:59

Medininagar (Jharkhand): A bank accountant was on Saturday shot dead by unknown gunmen in Medininagar, the headquarters town of Palamau district.

Istahak Ahmed Siddique, 32, was shot three times in the head from behind while he was going to his office of Land Development Bank, Superintendent of Police Anup T Mathew told reporters here.

The SP said the assailants used 9mm pistol to perpetrate the crime near a temple at Redhma locality, adding the motive behind the crime was being ascertained.

Two years ago Siddique`s younger brother, Sajiid alias Bobby had been killed in the town, the police officer said.

The police have launched raids to trace the killers.


First Published: Saturday, February 16, 2013 - 14:59
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