In a shocking incident, a vegetable vendor’s daughter was shot in the neck near a busy road in Patna on Wednesday. The attack took place in Indrapuri region. It is said that the girl is in critical condition and is undergoing treatment at a private hospital. News agency ANI reported that the police suspected that the attack was due to a failed romantic relationship.
CCTV footage of the accused approaching the girl wearing a mask and cap has also come out. He is holding a bag in his hand. Seconds later, the girl enters the frame in a pink dress. Moments after the girl passed the man, he pulled out a gun and shot her. The girl immediately fell to the ground and the accused fled the scene.
The incident took place in broad daylight along a busy road. Several pedestrians and two-wheeler riders can be seen in the video. After the video surfaced on social media, several Twitter users expressed shock at the incident and blamed politicians across parties for the “poor law and order situation” and “jungle raj” in Bihar. More details about the victim’s condition and arrest are awaited from the suspects.
The state witnessed Nitish Kumar being sworn in as Chief Minister for the eighth time last week along with his new deputy – RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav. A new cabinet of 31 ministers was sworn in this week. The BJP had earlier criticized the RJD regarding the law and order situation in the state.