BJP vice president Visheswar Ojha was shot dead today by unidentified men in Sonbarsa, Arrah district of Bihar. This is the second murder in the last 12 hours in Bihar. Today morning another local BJP leader Kedar Singh was shot dead in Chapra.
Ojha is husband of former BJP MLA Munni Devi. He had several criminal charges pending against him including murder, fraud and other such charges.
The Bharatiya Janata Party leader, was attacked near a village about 60 km from here. Visheswar Ojha had contested the 2015 Vidhan Sabha elections on BJP ticket from Sahpur in Arrah district.
BJP state president Mangal Pandey and former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi denounced the murder of Ojha.
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