RJD leader Dina Gope shot dead in Patna

Shubhanshu Sharma
Published on: 12 May 2018 5:17 AM GMT
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Patna: A Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader, Dina Gope, was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the Bihar capital on Saturday, police said.

The RJD leader, who was also the husband of former Patna deputy mayor, was killed when he was returning home after attending a relative's marriage, a police officer said.

Criminals used an AK-47 to kill him near his residence in Anishabad, he added.

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The murder took place amid tightened security imposed here since Friday in view of RJD chief Lalu Prasad's elder son Tej Pratap's marriage on Saturday night.

Over 10,000 guests, including VIPs like Congress President Rahul Gandhi, former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, were likely to attend the ceremony.

Shubhanshu Sharma

Shubhanshu Sharma

Writer has 6 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Senior Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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