Engineer shot dead

Patna
12 Dec 2017

A junior enginner, employed with the irrigation department in Bihar, has been shot dead by unidentified persons in Saran district while he was on his way home in the state capital, police said today. "Veermani Kumar, who was posted at Hajipur in the adjoining district of Vaishali, was shot dead in Sonepur police station area late last night. Kumar lived in Kurji locality of Patna and he was returning home when unidentified assailants fired at his car. He received bullet injuries in his chest", Superintendent of Police, Saran, Harkishor Rai, told PTI over phone. A police party rushed to the spot and took the engineer to a hospital where he was declared brought dead, the SP said. Rai claimed that investigations have revealed that the engineer was involved in a property dispute and a case had been lodged in this connection at a police staion in Patna. (PTI)