Sub Inspector Suresh Thakur was returning to Miranchi police station after obtaining a notice for property attachment in a case from Barh court when he was shot dead, Miranchi Police SHO Dinesh Bahadur Singh told.
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The JD(U) Wednesday stalled Assembly proceedings over the matter.
The motive behind the attack was being investigated, police said.
Close to half of all kidnapping cases have been for marriage.
Lalu’s party cavalacade was stopped by police and district officials during the wee hours when they were returning from a campaign in Saran district.
The condition of five of them is said to be critical.
Eight boys were held by Tuesday evening and police are examining the possibility of involvement of a ninth suspect.
IMs aim is to put pressure on the government to release the groups kingpin Yasin Bhatkal.
The accused shot the Sub-Inspector in fit of anger during New year celebrations.
Bodies of six persons of a family a couple and their four daughters aged 1,5,8 and 10 were recovered from a guesthouse room at Tarapith in Birbhum on Thursday.
The BJP,however,said handing over the case to CID was as good as putting it in cold storage.
Police has detained two others,identified as Tanveer and Faizan,allegedly involved in the case.
Naxals may have planned the attack in retaliation against the arrest of Maoist leader Pradip Yadav.
After getting a tip-off from informers,the Khadak police had detained Singh and informed their Bihar counterparts.