In a tragic incident, a journalist in Araria, Bihar, identified as Vimal Kumar Yadav, was shot dead in his residence. The journalist was reportedly attacked by four assailants who entered his house early in the morning.
The attack resulted in his immediate demise. The incident has caused shockwaves in the region, prompting a swift police investigation.
According to information, four criminals stormed into the residence of Vimal Kumar Yadav, situated in Raniganj, Araria district.
They woke him up and opened fire, fatally injuring him. The journalist succumbed to gunshot wounds inflicted on his chest.
As news of the incident spread, there was outrage among the locals. Protests erupted first in Raniganj and later at the post-mortem site in Araria.
The public is demanding the swift apprehension of the perpetrators. The police are actively involved in maintaining order and launching a manhunt for the culprits.
This tragedy is reminiscent of an incident a few years back when Vimal's brother was also murdered in a similar manner.
Vimal was a key witness in the murder case of his brother, which is still under trial in court.
Speculations suggest that this might have been a continuation of the ongoing rivalry.
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressed his sorrow over the journalist's brutal murder and ordered authorities to take prompt action upon learning about the incident.
He assured that the investigation is ongoing and the culprits will be apprehended soon.
However, Member of Parliament Chirag Paswan criticized the state government, pointing out the failure of law and order in Bihar.
He questioned the Chief Minister's silence on the journalist's murder and accused the government of becoming indifferent to public concerns.
Paswan demanded answers from the authorities and highlighted the deteriorating sense of security among police personnel and citizens alike.