Patna: Criminals ran amok in the city killing two persons in areas falling under Phulwarisharif and Khajekalan police stations within 24 hours on Saturday.
The first incident took place in Almizan Nagar locality under the jurisdiction of Phulwarisharif police station where a 28-year-old youth was killed by unidentified persons. The victim, Firoz alias Tiger had left home late on Friday night and his body was recovered on Saturday morning.
“I received the news about the murder of Firoz from some residents, who found the body early on Saturday morning,” said the deceased’s father Mohammad Haroon. Firoz had left his rented accommodation around midnight after receiving a call on his mobile phone.
Haroon suspected the involvement of Firoz’s friends in the incident. Firoz had returned around 10pm from his mutton shop and went to sleep. However, he left the room after an hour telling the family that he would return soon. In the morning, his body was found, Haroon said.
The Phulwarisharif sub-divisional police officer Ramakant Prasad reached the spot and inquired about the incident. The station house officer of the police station concerned has been asked to obtain the call detail record of the deceased’s mobile phone.
The body was handed over to the family members after a post-mortem. Agitated over the incident, a group of residents shouted anti-police administration slogans and threatened to intensify their stir if the culprits were not booked soon.
In another incident, a 37-year-old man, Sudhir Kumar, was shot dead by unidentified criminals on Sadar Gali under the jurisdiction of Khajekalan police station in Patna City area late on Friday night.
Police said the assailants, stated to be two in number, intercepted Sudhir and fired at him from close range. Sudhir, who was driving a two-wheeler, fell on the ground and lost consciousness. The residents rushed him to Nalanda Medical College where he was declared brought dead.
A police officer posted at Khajekalan police station said assailants pumped two bullets, one each into his chest and leg, leading to his death.
Courtesy: The Telegraph