Patna, Aug 10, 2017: A group of unidentified assailants on Thursday shot dead Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Ward Councillor Kedar Rai who was also a close and trusted aid of party chief Lalu Prasad Yadav in Bihar.
The attack took place when Kedar Rai was out on his morning walk in Danapur, the police said.
“It appears to be the work of a sharpshooter,” a police officer added.
A seriously injured Rai was immediately rushed to a hospital after the incident. However, he was declared ‘brought dead’ by the doctors at the hospital.
The police has begun probing the incident for further information. Unconfirmed reports say three shots were fired at Rai by the culprits.