Crime and Accident

Newspaper hawker shot dead in Begusarai

Newspaper hawker shot dead in Begusarai

New Delhi:A newspaper hawker was shot dead unidentified gunmen at Begumpur village under Nawkothi police station of Begusarai district today, the police said.

Sikandar Singh (42), resident of Chhatauni in the same police station, was fired upon near Ara mill and he died on the spot.

After getting the information, police reached the spot and recovered four empty cartridges.

Prima facie, the reason behind the hawker’s murder was old enmity, police said.