Two members of a household have been shot useless, and 4 others injured, as they have been coming back from a Chhath Puja ceremony in Bihar’s Lakhisarai on Monday. The injured, together with two girls, have been admitted to an area hospital earlier than they have been shifted to Patna Medical School and Hospital for extra remedy.
Three of the injured are in essential situation, Lakhisarai Superintendent of Police Pankaj Kumar mentioned, including, “The matter is said to a love affair.”
Police have recognized the accused as Ashish Chaudhary and are conducting raids to arrest the accused. They’ve already recovered the homicide weapon.
“The incident passed off in Punjabi Mohalla. Six-seven members of a household have been coming back from Chhath when Ashish Chaudhary, who used to remain in entrance of the sufferer’s home, opened fireplace. Six individuals have been shot… two are useless.”
These killed are brothers Chandan Jha and Rajnandan Kumar, each 31 years previous. In keeping with the police, Chaudhary, who fired from point-blank vary, needed to marry a woman from the victims’ household however didn’t obtain permission. The woman Chaudhary needed to marry is among the many injured, who’ve been recognized as Pretty Kumari, Preeti Kumar, Durga Kumar and Shashi Kumar.
Two different suspects are being questioned, SP Pankaj Kumar added.
#WATCH | Bihar: Lakhisarai SP Pankaj Kumar says “The incident passed off in Punjabi Mohalla. 6-7 members of a household have been coming back from Chhath Ghat when a person, Ashish Chaudhary who used to remain in entrance of the sufferer’s home opened fireplace on them. Six individuals have been shot, out of… pic.twitter.com/CcBy18hTco
— ANI (@ANI) November 20, 2023
The tragic incident has additionally taken a (predictable) political flip with the BJP hitting out on the ruling Janata Dal (United)-Rashtriya Janata Dal alliance. BJP chief Shehzad Poonawalla has slammed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over a “jungle raj” in Bihar, significantly after he joined arms with the RJD.
“In Lakhisarai, when some members of a household have been returning after providing puja… they have been shot … with out concern of legislation. Since RJD got here to energy with Nitish, criminals’ dominance has elevated… Bihar is popping into Jungle Raj.”
#WATCH | Jaipur, Rajasthan: BJP chief Shehzad Poonawalla on Lakhisarai firing incident; says, “In Lakhisarai, when some members of a household have been returning after providing Arghya (Chhath Puja ritual), they have been shot incessantly they usually have been attacked with none concern of… pic.twitter.com/T9U1LDFsSo
— ANI (@ANI) November 20, 2023
The BJP was in energy in Bihar – in an alliance with Nitish Kumar’s JDU until he dumped them in August final 12 months and joined arms with Lalu Yadav’s RJD.
The capturing passed off inside the Kabaiya Police Station limits.
Visuals shared by ANI confirmed policemen submitting by means of an impossibly slender lane between two homes. The video additionally confirmed what appear to be armed officers standing outdoors a home. The police have appealed for calm.
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