CBI files case in Bihar scribe’s murder

New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday registered a case in connection with the murder of Bihar journalist Rajdeo Ranjan, an official said.

The CBI took over the case from Siwan police which said Ranjan’s killing was part of a premeditated conspiracy.

Ranjan was shot dead in May in a busy market place near the Station Road in Siwan district of Bihar.

Ranjan was the Siwan bureau chief of Hindi newspaper Hindustan, a part of the Hindustan Times Media company.

The state government had constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) comprising two Deputy Superintendents of Police, three Inspectors and five Sub-Inspectors to trace the killers.

–IANS

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