Journalist shot dead in Bihar over article on illegal stone chip units

The scribe, 35-year-old Dharmendra Singh, was having tea at a road side stall at his Amra tola village where he was shot by some unidentified assailants.

By: PTI | Sasaram | Updated: November 12, 2016 4:17 pm

A journalist of a prominent vernacular daily was shot dead in Rohtas district of Bihar this morning apparently over his articles on illegal stone chips units, the police said. The scribe, 35-year-old Dharmendra Singh, was having tea at a road side stall at his Amra tola village where he was shot by some unidentified assailants, sub divisional police officer Alok Ranjan said. The assailant pumped bullet in his stomach from point blank range resulting in his death.

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He died on way to Varanasi, he said. Singh is survived by wife and a son. The victim was working for a prominent Hindi daily at Sasaram. The SDPO said probe is on in the murder case.

The murder is suspectedly linked to illegal quarrying business in Rohtas district. The killing of another scribe, Rajdeo Ranjan, at Siwan in the same district in May last had sent shockwaves throughout the country.

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    IslamForFoools
    Nov 12, 2016 at 2:11 pm
    And burkha dutt rajdeep like people live on
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      IslamForFoools
      Nov 12, 2016 at 11:05 pm
      When burkha dutt will be treated same way?
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        Amit
        Nov 12, 2016 at 9:12 am
        Lallu his son and criminal Shahbuddin rule
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          vijay
          Nov 12, 2016 at 2:51 pm
          we have to be nice to IE.Their main objective is to sell the paper. In order to make people to buy it they have to tart it up.That is only possible by creating controversy or highly charged news or scandals.It will be wrong to say that IE is in a nexuses with this or other party.They have no friends apart from themselves.Suffice to say that they are taking care of the business.Enough said
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            Dash
            Nov 12, 2016 at 5:54 pm
            Ab Lalu ko chunenve toh ye toh hoga hi. People kf Bihar deserve lwaders like Lalu and Sharad Yadav.
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              dd
              Nov 12, 2016 at 9:52 pm
              LALU in action.....
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                fahad
                Nov 12, 2016 at 1:08 pm
                nothing will happen as usual the killers will get bail or will come out on parole
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                  farzi kumar
                  Nov 12, 2016 at 6:59 pm
                  People get the goverment which they deserve
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                    jugnu Singh
                    Nov 12, 2016 at 8:32 pm
                    Arun Jaitley in an interview observed that the stance of Mamta against the Government's demonetization was inexplicable...I get a feeling she wishes to cease upon this as an opportunity to lead the opposition against BJP.
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                      jugnu Singh
                      Nov 12, 2016 at 8:34 pm
                      Shocking state of affairs in Bihar...Nitish, the Dhritrashtra, needs to wake up otherwise people will throw him out.
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                        Intolerant Logic80
                        Nov 12, 2016 at 7:07 pm
                        No Modi baiter seems to have anything to say on the law and order condition of their states ruled by their liberal leaders.
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                          murty
                          Nov 12, 2016 at 2:28 pm
                          Lallu Ka raj nothing new.where is Rahul baba and aak for doing tamasa of agitation.
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                            Anand Ch
                            Nov 13, 2016 at 12:41 am
                            When you allow criminals to power what else we can expect. How many murders and what is the state govt doing ? Has it again gone back to jungle Raj ?
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                              sreeram
                              Nov 12, 2016 at 11:10 am
                              Shock waves are felt in Indian Express for they have supported the criminal nexus between Lallu and Nitish and Khangress. India is not surprised for such murders happened before and characteristic of Lallu's goonda raj.
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                                ProdyotPran
                                Nov 13, 2016 at 1:18 am
                                As the shooting incident took place in Bihar I have a feeling Modi haters are confused whom the crime can be pinned at.lt;br/gt;-lt;br/gt;I have an idea-lt;br/gt;Take two pieces of paper and in one write Narendra Modi and, in the other piece too write Narendra Modi.lt;br/gt;Done.lt;br/gt;-lt;br/gt;This is how a section of public opinion works in our country.
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                                  venkat
                                  Nov 12, 2016 at 11:06 am
                                  This is done by Lallu and his gang
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