Bihar, Nov 12: Yet another journalist was hacked to death in Nitish Kumar -ruling Bihar state, where a reporter of Hindi daily Dainik Bhaskar was shot dead by unidentified assailants at Sasaram in Rohtas district on Saturday.
The deceased Dharmender Singh was working as a correspondent in Hindi daily Dainik Bhaskar and was shot dead in front of a roadside tea shop in wee hours on Saturday. The killers fled from the spot soon after shooting him.
Dharmendra Singh was a resident of Amara Talab village falling under Muffasil police station of Rohtas.
The murder took place when Singh was taking his morning tea at home. He suffered injuries and was rushed to hospital where he was declared dead on arrival.
Meanwhile, Senior BJP leader Sushil Modi visited the journalist’s house to offer condolences.
Earlier in May, Rajdeo Ranjan, a senior journalist of Hindi daily Hindustan was shot dead by unidentified men in Siwan district. The Central Bureau of Investigation is still investigating the case.