Bhojpur Deputy Mayor shot at by unidentified men

, 11:28 PM IST

Patna: Deputy Mayor of Bhojpur, Basant Singh has been shot at by unidentified assailants in Bihar on Thursday. While Singh was out on a stroll around 5 am in the morning two men on a bike opened fire on him.

Singh said “I went for my regular morning walk. Two people on a motorcycle fired two shots. I thought a tyre had burst. Then I felt pain and realized that I was shot. I don’t have any grudges against anyone. But I intervene to get justice for poor. Yesterday 7-8 people came to my office. I know the people who are being suspected behind this.”
Gravely injured, especially in the hip, Singh was rushed to the nearby hospital, where the doctors decided to send him to Patna for further treatment.