Bihar: BJP leader Rajesh Kumar Jha shot dead in Patna

The BJP leader was shot dead by bike borne assailants near an entertainment hall in Patna. He died on the spot.
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A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader has been shot dead in broad daylight in Patna by unidentified bike borne assailants. The incident was captured on CCTV cameras installed nearby.

As per local reports, the BJP leader has been identified as Rajesh Kumar Jha. He died on the spot.

He was shot dead near a Sitaram Entertainment Hall in Tej Pratap Nagar area of the city, Hindustan said in a report.
On learning about the matter, police reached the spot and have started investigating the matter.

Police are analysing CCTV footages recorded from cameras installed at multiple angles around the hall.

Police have detained some people on suspicion and said it appears someone close to the BJP leader was involved in the murder.

The killing of a BJP leader in the state capital comes less than a month ahead of the state assembly elections.

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