Government officer shot dead
Patna, Aug 14 : Unidentified assailants on Tuesday forced their way into a senior government officer’s residence here and shot him dead, police said.
Rajiv Kumar, Under Secretary in the Planning Department, succumbed to his injuries in a hospital, the police said.
The officer’s wife told the police that a group of five armed youths forcibly entered their official house in the high security zone in the state capital. Kumar was shot when he resisted them, she said.