RJD leader
Bihar

RJD leader shot dead in Bihar’s Siwan

Three days after a JD(U)-BJP government assumed charge in the state, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader was shot dead on Saturday by unidentified assailants in Bihar’s Siwan distric.

“A group of armed unidentified assailants shot five bullets into Minhaj Khan’s head while he was sleeping in his house in Sheikhpura village,” district police officer Sanjit Kumar was quoted as saying by IANS.

Khan, who was the general secretary of the youth wing of the RJD in Siwan, was a popular leader among youths and had nearly 5,000 followers on social media, police said.

He is also said to be close to former Siwan MP Mohammad Shahabuddin who is currently in prison.

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