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Bihar: Undertrial Prisoner Shot Dead By Two Men In Patna Court Complex, Both Arrested

According to Patna West SP Rajesh Kumar, the undertrial prisoner Abhishek Kumar alias Chhote Sarkar who was set to appear before the Danapur court today, was shot dead before the hearing.

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An undertrial prisoner was shot dead by two men in a court complex in Patna on Friday. Both accused have been arrested, police said.As per media reports, Abhishek faced murder charges among several other cases. 

According to  Patna West SP Rajesh Kumar, the undertrial prisoner Abhishek Kumar alias Chhote Sarkar who was set to appear before the Danapur court today, was shot dead before the hearing.

"He was being taken to the Danapur court when two men attacked him and he was shot dead. The attackers have been arrested and taken to the police station. They will be interrogated to ascertain who sent them and the reason behind this murder," said Patna West Superintendent of Police (SP) Rajesh Kumar.

Four bullet shells have been recovered from the area and the situation remains tense in the court complex.

"The attackers are from Muzaffarpur. The police have found four shells, but it is unclear how many bullets hit the undertrial," said Mr Kumar.

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