JMM leader shot dead in Dhanbad

A local JMM leader was shot dead today by unidentified assailants at his residence in Bhatmurna More, about 22 km from here.

Updated: Nov 28, 2011, 11:36 AM IST

Dhanbad: A local JMM leader was shot dead
today by unidentified assailants at his residence in Bhatmurna
More, about 22 km from here.

Akshya Lal Chauhan was reading a newspaper at his
residence when three motor-cycle borne men gunned him down,
Sub-divisional Police Officer Sanjiv Kumar told reporters
here.

The police suspect the hand of the coal mafia in the
killing as Chauhan had raised concerns on coal theft.

PTI