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Bihar: Official shot at after failed robbery attempt in Jehanabad district

Patna: A Sub-Divisional Officer (SDO) of the Public Works Department (PWD) was shot at by unidentified highway robbers men in Jehanabad district of Bihar on Saturday night, the police said. The victim identified as Kumud Ranjan.

By: Priyanka Verma  Pardaphash Group
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Bihar: Official shot at after failed robbery attempt in Jehanabad district

Patna: A Sub-Divisional Officer (SDO) of the Public Works Department (PWD) was shot at by unidentified highway robbers men in Jehanabad district of Bihar on Saturday night, the police said.

The victim identified as Kumud Ranjan. He was a native of Palwa village under Makhdumpur police station in the district. He was on his way home from his office located in Arwal. He was intercepted by unidentified robbers in Nauru village.

According to the information, the accused tried to rob Ranjan after he showed resistance against them. The robbers shot the victim three times and threw him on the roadside, where he was rescued by a passing auto driver who took him to Sadar Hospital, where his condition remains critical.

The victim brother claimed that he had contacted the District Superintendent of Police (SP) several times through his brother’s phone but the SP did not pick up his call.

Telling about his brother he said to police, “My brother is a government officer. I called the District SP several times but he did not pick up the phone. My brother was rescued by a three-wheeler driver and taken to the hospital. My brother is deployed as an SDO in PWD’s engineering department in Arwal.”

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