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 ladies, have been admitted to a neighborhood hospital earlier than they have been shifted to Patna Medical Faculty and Hospital for extra remedy.
Three of the injured are in vital situation, Lakhisarai Superintendent of Police Pankaj Kumar stated, 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 occurred 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 hearth. Six individuals have been shot… two are useless.”
These killed are brothers Chandan Jha and Rajnandan Kumar, each 31 years outdated. In response to the police, Chaudhary, who fired from point-blank vary, wished to marry a woman from the victims’ household however didn’t obtain permission. The lady Chaudhary wished 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 occurred 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 hearth 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, notably after he joined fingers with the RJD.
“In Lakhisarai, when some members of a household have been returning after providing puja… they have been shot … with out worry of regulation. 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 and so they have been attacked with none worry 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 yr and joined fingers with Lalu Yadav’s RJD.
The capturing occurred 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 exterior a home. The police have appealed for calm.
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