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Patna: Despite the lockout, there has been no reduction in crime in Bihar. A ruling Janata Dal-United (JDU) leader was shot and seriously injured in Patna on Sunday. The incident took place at Saguna corner under Danapur police station around 1.30 pm. Preliminary investigations revealed that two gunmen opened fire on Arshad Hussain near the Saguna junction. He was shot three times. Passengers took him to a nearby high-tech hospital, where his condition is critical. Bihar: A woman was burnt alive in a land dispute in Nalanda, arrest 1
Danapur police investigating officer RC Singh said, “We have some idea about the attackers. An operation is underway to arrest them.” In another incident, a brother of an extremist Maoist leader was shot dead in Mahuar village of Imamganj police station in Gaya district on Monday morning.
Imamganj is considered as a Maoist inhabited area. The deceased was identified as Chhotu Paswan, younger brother of rebel leader Gautam Paswan. Witnesses said Chhotu Paswan was returning from the field when four men on two bikes opened fire indiscriminately. In protest of the attack, local villagers placed the bodies on the side of the Gaya-Imamganj main road. He handed over the body when police officials promised to take action immediately.