Patna, Aug 28 : Gangster Santosh Jha has been shot dead by unidentified persons inside the premises of a court in Bihar on Tuesday .
Gangster Jha was being produced by police in the Sitamarhi civil court in Bihar for hearing in a case but was gunned down .
Immediately gangster was rushed to Sadar hospital where he was declared dead.Gangster Santosh Jha was pronounced guilty by a court in Darbhangaa in February 26 in the sensational double murder of engineers which took place on December 26, 2015.
On 17 July 2018, Santosh Jha and Mukesh Pathak, was found guilty of murdering Mukesh Kumar and Brajesh Kumar – two engineers employed by a private road-laying firm – while they were inspecting a site near Darbhanga’s Shivrampur village on December 26, 2015. Police said the two were killed with an AK-47 assault rifle.
Earlier, gangster Abhishek Jha,gangster convicted in the murder of two engineers was shot dead by two motorcycle-borne men, who fired at him inside the premises of a court in Bihar’s East Champaran district . The gangster, who suffered three bullet injuries, died en route to the Motihari Sadar Hospital.
Police said Jha was arrested for murdering the engineers on March 7, 2016, and awarded life imprisonment on March 8 this year. A country-made firearm and five live cartridges were recovered from the scene of the crime.