Government officer shot dead in Patna

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Patna, Aug 14 (IANS) Unidentified assailants on Tuesday forced their way into a senior government officer’s residence here and shot him dead, police said.

Rajiv Kumar, Under Secretary in the Planning Department, succumbed to his injuries in a hospital, the police said.

The officer’s wife told the police that a group of five armed youths forcibly entered their official house in the high security zone in the state capital. Kumar was shot when he resisted them, she said.

–IANS

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