The leader named Baiju Prasad Gupta was shot dead while he was sitting at his medical shop near Pakri Chowk area.
MUZAFFARPUR: A local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was shot dead on Wednesday in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar.
The leader named Baiju Prasad Gupta was shot dead while he was sitting at his medical shop near Pakri Chowk area, which falls under the jurisdiction of Siwaipatti Police Station.
It is learnt that an individual came to Baiju's shop and asked him about some medicine before opening fire at him. Police arrived at the scene of incident and found some empty shell of bullets. Sharing details of the incident, DSP, East Muzaffarpur, Gaurav Pandey said, "We have received the information that some criminal has shot one person. We are trying to ascertain the reason behind the incident based on which we can have some identification of the culprit. We are also planning to conduct raids for the arrest of the accused."
"Villagers have informed me that he had a small medical store and he used to provide home-made medicines to the people of nearby areas," he told ANI.