RTI activist shot dead in Thane

The activist Premkumar Jha (45), who had sought details about construction activities in the Vasai-Virar belt, was shot on Friday at Gurudatt Nagar.

Thane: An RTI activist has been shot dead at
Virar in the district, police said on Sunday.

The activist Premkumar Jha (45), who had sought details
about construction activities in the Vasai-Virar belt, was
shot on Friday at Gurudatt Nagar while he was on his
motorcycle, they said.
He was taken to a hospital where he was declared dead,
police said.
Jha`s son Mihir filed a complaint with the Virar police
station, following which a murder case has been registered
against an unidentified person, police said, adding that
further investigations are on.

PTI

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