Patna, Jan 24: Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Raghuvar Rai was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Bihar’s Samastipur district on Thursday.
He was killed by two motorcycle borne assailant when he was out on morning walk near his home in Kalyanpur, news agecy IANS quoted the District Superintendent of police Harpareet Kaur as saying.
Rai was a former Zila Parishad member.
Angry over the killing hundreds of Rai’s supporters blocked Samastipur-Darbganga road, burned tyres demanding arrest of the assailants.
Police said that they are investigating the matter.