RTI activist, friend shot dead in Bihar

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Patna, July 2 : An RTI activist and his friend have been shot dead on Sunday night by unidentified assailants in Bihar’s Jamui district. This is the third such incident in the state in the past three months.

This is third such crime in the last three months.

Valmiki Yadav and his friend Karu Yadav were attacked by motorcycle-borne assailants near Bichwe village in Sikandra police station area, a district police official said.

Yadav is said to have exposed several rackets and financial irregularities in the public welfare schemes and developmental works in the district.

An RTI activist was shot dead in Vaishali district in April whereas another RTI activist was shot dead in East Champaran district last month.

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