Journalist shot dead in Bihar over reports

Updated: Nov 13, 2016, 11:40 IST | Agencies |

A journalist of a prominent vernacular da­i­ly was shot dead in Rohtas district on Saturday apparently over his articles on illegal stone chips units, the police said

Sasaram: A journalist of a prominent vernacular da­i­ly was shot dead in Rohtas district on Saturday apparently over his articles on illegal stone chips units, the police said.

The scribe, Dharmendra Singh, was having tea at a roadside stall at Amratola village, where he was shot by some unidentified assailants, sub divisional police officer Alok Ranjan said.

The murder is suspectedly linked to illegal quarrying business in Rohtas district.

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