Journalist shot dead in Bihar

November 25th, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS  

Patna, Nov 25 (IANS) A journalist was shot dead by unidentified criminals Tuesday evening in a Bihar town, the police said.Vikash Ranjan, a reporter with Hindi daily Dainik Hindustan, was shot dead in Rosera town in Samastipur district, about 125 km from here.

“Vikash Ranjan died on the spot after he was shot,” a police official said.

According to sources close to the deceased’s family, Ranjan had informed the Samastipur superintendent of police about the threats he had received in the last ten days.

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