Published On : Sat, Nov 12th, 2016

‘Dainik Bhaskar’ scribe shot dead in Bihar


Dharmendra Singh, a journalist with the Hindi newspaper Dainik Bhaskar, was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Bihar’s Rohtas in wee hours on Saturday.

Singh was standing at a tea stall near his house early in morning when three bike-borne assailants opened fire on him, peppering his chest with bullets.

The incident took place near Amra Lake in the Mufassil police station area.

Locals immediately rushed him Singh to the Sadar Hospital in Sasaram, where he received primary treatment and was referred to Varanasi.

However, Singh succumbed to injuries on his way to Varanasi.

A case has been registered and the police is investigating to nab the assailants.