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Patna: Two people have been detained in connection with Rajdev Ranjan murder case and the investigation is underway. 

On Friday evening, Rajdev Ranjan, a journalist and the bureau chief of the Hindi daily Hindustan, was shot dead in Bihar’s Siwan district.

Two shots were fired at him at extremely close range near Siwan’s railway station. One bullet hit his head while the other hit his chest.

Rajan lost the fight with death while he was being taken to the hospital. According to the police, Rajdev has no enmity with anyone and the puzzle behind his murder is yet to be unraveled.

The deceased Rajdev Ranjan had an experience of more than 20 years in the field of journalism. 

On the other hand, in Jharkhand’s Chatra district, a journalist was shot dead by unidentified people on Thursday night. 35-year-old Akhilesh Pratap Singh worked for a local news channel and was gunned down near the panchayat secretariat of his village.

 

 

First Published | 13 May 2016 9:33 PM
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